Harwood Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Harwood Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°21′48″N 88°03′06″W / 40.36333°N 88.05167°W / 40.36333; -88.05167Coordinates: 40°21′48″N 88°03′06″W / 40.36333°N 88.05167°W / 40.36333; -88.05167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established September 1869
 • Total 36.86 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Land 36.85 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 623
 • Density 16.9/sq mi (6.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429120

Harwood Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 623 and it contained 282 housing units.[1]


Harwood Township formed from Ludlow Township as Sheldon Township in September, 1869. Then the name was changed to Shuck Township on an unknown date, then to Harwood Township on February 22, 1870.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.86 square miles (95.5 km2), of which 36.85 square miles (95.4 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1]

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(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains six cemeteries: Harwood Chapel, Heater, Hitz Family, Holy Sepulchre, Holy Sepulchre and Huffman.

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  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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