Mount Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois

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Mount Carroll Township
Location in Carroll County
Location in Carroll County
Carroll County's location in Illinois
Carroll County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°04′10″N 90°01′52″W / 42.06944°N 90.03111°W / 42.06944; -90.03111Coordinates: 42°04′10″N 90°01′52″W / 42.06944°N 90.03111°W / 42.06944; -90.03111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Carroll
 • Supervisor Cheri Jo Piper
 • Total 37.61 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Land 37.53 sq mi (97.2 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,279
 • Density 60.7/sq mi (23.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61053, 61074, 61285
GNIS feature ID 0429402

Mount Carroll Township is one of twelve townships in Carroll County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,279 and it contained 1,101 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.61 square miles (97.4 km2), of which 37.53 square miles (97.2 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1]


Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these three cemeteries: Center Hill, Oak Hill and Wacker.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • West Carroll Community Unit School District 314

Political districts[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

Notable people from the rural portion of Mount Carroll Township include First Lady of Illinois Bina Deneen (1868-1950), who was born and raised there.


  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. 

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