Mineral Township, Bureau County, Illinois
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 6, 1849|
|• Total||36.1 sq mi (93 km2)|
|• Land||35.96 sq mi (93.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2) 0.39%|
|Elevation||663 ft (202 m)|
|• Density||13.5/sq mi (5.2/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP codes||61314, 61344, 61345, 61361|
|GNIS feature ID||0429373|
The township was so named on account of its location in a coal-mining district.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.96 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 99.61%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.39%) is water.
The township contains Mineral Cemetery.
Airports and landing strips
- Edwin G Bennett Airport
- Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park (south quarter)
- Annawan Community Unit School District 226
- Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340
- Neponset Community Consolidated District 307
- Illinois' 11th congressional district
- State House District 74
- State Senate District 37
- "Mineral Township, Bureau 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
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 209.
||Alba Township, Henry County||Gold Township||Manlius Township|
|Annawan Township, Henry County||Concord Township|
|Kewanee Township, Henry County||Neponset Township||Macon Township|