Macon Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Macon Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°16′19″N 89°41′19″W / 41.27194°N 89.68861°W / 41.27194; -89.68861Coordinates: 41°16′19″N 89°41′19″W / 41.27194°N 89.68861°W / 41.27194; -89.68861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 36.61 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 36.61 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 208
 • Density 5.7/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61314, 61345, 61368
GNIS feature ID 0429306

Macon Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 208 and it contained 95 housing units.[1] Macon Township changed its name from Jefferson Township in June, 1850.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.61 square miles (94.8 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Bunker Hills Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Walnut Grove and Wood Family.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Bradford Community Unit School District 1
  • Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340
  • Neponset Community Consolidated District 307

Political districts[edit]


  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. 

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