Morton Township, Tazewell County, Illinois

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Morton Township
Township
Location in Tazewell County
Location in Tazewell County
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyTazewell
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total35.75 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Land35.69 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
17,026
 • Density477.3/sq mi (184.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-179-50634

Morton Township is located in Tazewell County, Illinois, at T25N R3W. It is traversed by Interstate Routes 74 and 155, about 15 km (10 mi) southeast of Peoria, Illinois.

As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,036 and it contained 7,246 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.75 square miles (92.6 km2), of which 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201617,026[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°37′N 89°26′W / 40.617°N 89.433°W / 40.617; -89.433