Manchester Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Manchester Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°27′36″N 88°52′58″W / 42.46000°N 88.88278°W / 42.46000; -88.88278Coordinates: 42°27′36″N 88°52′58″W / 42.46000°N 88.88278°W / 42.46000; -88.88278
CountryUnited States
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
 • Total33.53 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Land33.51 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
922 ft (281 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density26.7/sq mi (10.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61011, 61065, 61073, 61080
FIPS code17-007-46318

Manchester Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 895 and it contained 389 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.53 square miles (86.8 km2), of which 33.51 square miles (86.8 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Bamblett, Forest Hill, Livingston and Oak Hill.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Compass Rose Airport (Carner RLA N42.27.0 W088.54.5)
  • McCurdy Strip
  • Nemec Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016876[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

Political districts[edit]


  • "Manchester Township, Boone County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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