Lovejoy Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Lovejoy Township
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°32′13″N 87°42′14″W / 40.53694°N 87.70389°W / 40.53694; -87.70389Coordinates: 40°32′13″N 87°42′14″W / 40.53694°N 87.70389°W / 40.53694; -87.70389
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedFebruary 19, 1868
Area
 • Total34.69 sq mi (89.8 km2)
 • Land34.69 sq mi (89.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
692 ft (211 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
388
 • Density11.7/sq mi (4.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60924, 60942, 60953, 60973
FIPS code17-075-44979

Lovejoy Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 406 and it contained 184 housing units.[2] Lovejoy Township was formed from a portion of Milford Township on February 19, 1868.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.69 square miles (89.8 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Amity and Floral Hill.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016388[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Hoopeston Area Community Unit School District 11

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Lovejoy Township, Iroquois County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]