Iroquois Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Iroquois Township
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°48′55″N 87°49′20″W / 40.81528°N 87.82222°W / 40.81528; -87.82222Coordinates: 40°48′55″N 87°49′20″W / 40.81528°N 87.82222°W / 40.81528; -87.82222
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedMay, 1858
Area
 • Total36.64 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Land36.28 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water0.36 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.98%
Elevation
623 ft (190 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
599
 • Density17.2/sq mi (6.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60911, 60928, 60930, 60970
FIPS code17-075-37725

Iroquois Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 625 and it contained 279 housing units.[2] Iroquois Township was formed from a portion of Middleport Township as Westfield Township in May 1858; The name was changed to Iroquois Township on an unknown date.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.64 square miles (94.9 km2), of which 36.28 square miles (94.0 km2) (or 99.02%) is land and 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) (or 0.98%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Flesher, Kirby, Pierce and Wilson.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Braden Farms Airport
  • Dietchweiler Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016599[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Central Community Unit School District 4
  • Crescent Iroquois Community Unit School District 249
  • Iroquois County Community Unit School District 9
  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Iroquois Township, Iroquois County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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