Harris Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Harris Township
Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°29′59″N 90°23′32″W / 40.49972°N 90.39222°W / 40.49972; -90.39222Coordinates: 40°29′59″N 90°23′32″W / 40.49972°N 90.39222°W / 40.49972; -90.39222
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 34.34 sq mi (88.9 km2)
 • Land 34.19 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.47%
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 355
 • Density 10.8/sq mi (4.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 61459, 61477, 61482
FIPS code 17-057-33110

Harris Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 368 and it contained 179 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.34 square miles (88.9 km2), of which 34.19 square miles (88.6 km2) (or 99.56%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.47%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

  • Marietta
  • * Seville (Only a number off houses exist)
  • Vanapolis (no longer exists)
  • Leaman
  • Buckwheat
  • Point Pleasant
  • Williams
  • Shoofly

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Marietta and Point Pleasant.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016355[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Bushnell Prairie City Community Unit School District 170
  • Community Unit School District 3 Fulton City
  • V I T Community Unit School District 2

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Harris Township, Fulton County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]