Limestone Township, Peoria County, Illinois

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Location in Peoria County
Location in Peoria County
Peoria County's location in Illinois
Peoria County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Peoria
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 35.95 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)  0.72%
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,705
 • Density 552/sq mi (213/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Limestone Township is located in Peoria County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 19,705 and it contained 8,103 housing units.[1]


Limestone Township was named from the abundance of limestone and attendant lime kilns in the area.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.95 square miles (93.1 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) (or 99.30%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 94. 

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Coordinates: 40°40′23″N 89°42′08″W / 40.67306°N 89.70222°W / 40.67306; -89.70222