Lewistown Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Lewistown Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°24′38″N 90°09′33″W / 40.41056°N 90.15917°W / 40.41056; -90.15917Coordinates: 40°24′38″N 90°09′33″W / 40.41056°N 90.15917°W / 40.41056; -90.15917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (92 km2)
 • Land 35.5 sq mi (92 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 2,892
 • Density 85.6/sq mi (33.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61427, 61542
FIPS code 17-057-43068

Lewistown Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,039 and it contained 1,444 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: McNeil, Oak Hill, Saint Marys and Wright.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,892[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Lewistown School District 97

Political districts[edit]


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