Lacon Township, Marshall County, Illinois

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Lacon Township
Location in Marshall County
Location in Marshall County
Marshall County's location in Illinois
Marshall County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marshall
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 21.94 sq mi (56.8 km2)
 • Land 17.29 sq mi (44.8 km2)
 • Water 4.65 sq mi (12.0 km2)  21.19%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 2,351
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-123-40572

Lacon Township is located in Marshall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,501 and it contained 1,116 housing units.[2]

Lacon Township takes its name from Laconia, a region of Greece.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 21.94 square miles (56.8 km2), of which 17.29 square miles (44.8 km2) (or 78.81%) is land and 4.65 square miles (12.0 km2) (or 21.19%) is water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 2,351 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

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Coordinates: 40°58′42″N 89°25′35″W / 40.97833°N 89.42639°W / 40.97833; -89.42639