Hunt City Township, Jasper County, Illinois

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Hunt City Township
Location in Jasper County
Location in Jasper County
Jasper County's location in Illinois
Jasper County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 88°01′14″W / 39.04889°N 88.02056°W / 39.04889; -88.02056Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 88°01′14″W / 39.04889°N 88.02056°W / 39.04889; -88.02056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jasper
Established September 11, 1901
 • Total 32.03 sq mi (83.0 km2)
 • Land 32.03 sq mi (83.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 278
 • Density 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62448, 62480, 62481
FIPS code 17-079-36659

Hunt City Township is one of eleven townships in Jasper County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 282 and it contained 126 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.03 square miles (83.0 km2), all land.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these five cemeteries: Baily, Brockville, Mattison/Madison, Mound and Sand Rock.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 278 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Jasper County Community Unit School District 1
  • Oblong Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

  • Burl Ives was born in Hunt City Township, and is buried there at Mound Cemetery.[4]


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