Chestnut Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Chestnut Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°45′12″N 90°16′27″W / 40.75333°N 90.27417°W / 40.75333; -90.27417Coordinates: 40°45′12″N 90°16′27″W / 40.75333°N 90.27417°W / 40.75333; -90.27417
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
 • Total 36.18 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.18 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 253
 • Density 7/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61410, 61436, 61458, 61474, 61544
GNIS feature ID 0428802

Chestnut Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 253 and it contained 121 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.18 square miles (93.7 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


The township contains these four cemeteries: Elias Bragg, Harper, Hermon Christian and Hermon Methodist.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Davies Landing Strip

School districts[edit]

  • Abingdon Community Unit School District 217
  • Knoxville Community Unit School District 202
  • Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]


  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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