Phenix Township, Henry County, Illinois

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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
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
 • Total33.09 sq mi (85.7 km2)
 • Land32.82 sq mi (85.0 km2)
 • Water0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)  0.79%
646 ft (197 m)
 • Estimate 
 • 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]


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]


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

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Kazuma Airport
  • Ropp Airpark


  • Shadow Lake


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]


  • 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]