Kewanee Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Kewanee Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°16′51″N 89°54′59″W / 41.28083°N 89.91639°W / 41.28083; -89.91639Coordinates: 41°16′51″N 89°54′59″W / 41.28083°N 89.91639°W / 41.28083; -89.91639
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry
Established November 4, 1856
 • Total 36.18 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.16 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 9,795
 • Density 281/sq mi (108/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 61443
FIPS code 17-073-39740

Kewanee Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,162 and it contained 4,608 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.18 square miles (93.7 km2), of which 36.16 square miles (93.7 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these eight cemeteries: Garden of Peace, Mount Olivet, Old Kewanee Public, Orthodox, Pace, Pleasant View, Saint Michael and South Pleasant View.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Kewanee Hospital Heliport



Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20169,795[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Annawan Community Unit School District 226
  • Kewanee Community Unit School District 229
  • Wethersfield Community Unit School District 230

Political districts[edit]


  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • "Kewanee Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-17.
  • United States National Atlas

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