Lee Township, Fulton County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lee Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°35′14″N 90°23′31″W / 40.58722°N 90.39194°W / 40.58722; -90.39194Coordinates: 40°35′14″N 90°23′31″W / 40.58722°N 90.39194°W / 40.58722; -90.39194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 37.18 sq mi (96.3 km2)
 • Land 37.18 sq mi (96.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 228
 • Density 6.4/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61415, 61431, 61459, 61477
FIPS code 17-057-42574

Lee Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 237 and it contained 110 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.18 square miles (96.3 km2), all land.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Virgil
  • Oak Grove


The township contains these six cemeteries: Barnes, Checkrow, Guernsey, Peirsol, Rigdon and Virgil.

Peirsol Cemetery was a family cemetery which many at one time scattered the county. Like many it was abandoned & is in poor condition if not destroyed.

Guernsey Cemetery is a cemetery off route 9,it too is in very poor condition & overgrown with brush.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 228 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Avon Community Unit School District 176
  • Bushnell Prairie City Community Unit School District 170
  • Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]


External links[edit]