Mineral Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Mineral Township
Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°21′44″N 89°48′06″W / 41.36222°N 89.80167°W / 41.36222; -89.80167Coordinates: 41°21′44″N 89°48′06″W / 41.36222°N 89.80167°W / 41.36222; -89.80167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 484
 • 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

Mineral Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 484 and it contained 241 housing units.[1]

The township was so named on account of its location in a coal-mining district.[2]

Geography[edit]

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.[1]

Cities[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Mineral Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Edwin G Bennett Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park (south quarter)

School districts[edit]

  • Annawan Community Unit School District 226
  • Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340
  • Neponset Community Consolidated District 307

Political districts[edit]

References[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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 209. 

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