Haw Creek Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Haw Creek Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°50′28″N 90°09′12″W / 40.84111°N 90.15333°W / 40.84111; -90.15333Coordinates: 40°50′28″N 90°09′12″W / 40.84111°N 90.15333°W / 40.84111; -90.15333
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
 • Total 35.77 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Land 35.77 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 440
 • Density 12.9/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61428, 61436, 61458
FIPS code 17-095-33552

Haw Creek Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 461 and it contained 193 housing units.[2] Its name was changed from Ohio township on June 8, 1853.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.77 square miles (92.6 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


The township contains these five cemeteries: Clark Chapel, Gilson, Harshbarger, Maquon and Russell.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 440 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265
  • Knoxville Community Unit School District 202
  • Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]


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