Money Creek Township, McLean County, Illinois

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Money Creek Township
Location in McLean County
Location in McLean County
McLean County's location in Illinois
McLean County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County McLean
Established November 3, 1857
 • Total 39.3 sq mi (102 km2)
 • Land 38.81 sq mi (100.5 km2)
 • Water 0.48 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.22%
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,085
 • Density 28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Money Creek Township is located in McLean County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,085 and it contained 511 housing units.[1]

The township took its name from Money Creek.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.3 square miles (102 km2), of which 38.81 square miles (100.5 km2) (or 98.75%) is land and 0.48 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.22%) is water.[1]

Notable people[edit]

The American frontiersman and preserver of the buffalo, Charles "Buffalo" Jones, was reared at Money Creek during the 1850s.


  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. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 232. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 

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Coordinates: 40°36′48″N 88°51′29″W / 40.61333°N 88.85806°W / 40.61333; -88.85806