Phenix Township, Henry County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Phenix Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°32′30″N 90°08′55″W / 41.54167°N 90.14861°W / 41.54167; -90.14861Coordinates: 41°32′30″N 90°08′55″W / 41.54167°N 90.14861°W / 41.54167; -90.14861
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyHenry
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
Area
 • Total33.09 sq mi (85.7 km2)
 • Land32.82 sq mi (85.0 km2)
 • Water0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)  0.79%
Elevation
646 ft (197 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,639
 • Density50.9/sq mi (19.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61250, 61254
FIPS code17-073-59462

Phenix Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,672 and it contained 654 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.09 square miles (85.7 km2). Of which 32.82 square miles (85.0 km2) (or 99.18%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.79%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Ebenezer, McHenry and Pink Prairie.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Kazuma Airport
  • Ropp Airpark

Lakes[edit]

  • Shadow Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,639[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Erie Community Unit School District 1
  • Geneseo Community Unit School District 228

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • "Phenix Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-18.
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]