North Fork Township, Gallatin County, Illinois

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North Fork Township
Location in Gallatin County
Location in Gallatin County
Gallatin County's location in Illinois
Gallatin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°49′10″N 88°19′12″W / 37.81944°N 88.32000°W / 37.81944; -88.32000Coordinates: 37°49′10″N 88°19′12″W / 37.81944°N 88.32000°W / 37.81944; -88.32000
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 5, 1890
 • Total36.78 sq mi (95.3 km2)
 • Land36.58 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.54%
374 ft (114 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density11.2/sq mi (4.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62871, 62930, 62934, 62979
FIPS code17-059-53702

North Fork Township is one of ten townships in Gallatin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 408 and it contained 204 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.78 square miles (95.3 km2), of which 36.58 square miles (94.7 km2) (or 99.46%) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 0.54%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these six cemeteries: Campground, Garrett, Oak Grove Church, Saint Josephs, Union Chapel and Zion.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016383[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Eldorado Community Unit School District 4
  • Gallatin Community Unit School District 7

Political districts[edit]


  • "North Fork Township, Gallatin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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