Pontoosuc Township, Hancock County, Illinois

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Pontoosuc Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°35′47″N 91°13′22″W / 40.59639°N 91.22278°W / 40.59639; -91.22278Coordinates: 40°35′47″N 91°13′22″W / 40.59639°N 91.22278°W / 40.59639; -91.22278
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 19.87 sq mi (51.5 km2)
 • Land 18.47 sq mi (47.8 km2)
 • Water 1.4 sq mi (4 km2)  7.05%
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 402
 • Density 22.4/sq mi (8.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62330, 62358
FIPS code 17-067-61093

Pontoosuc Township is one of twenty-four townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 413 and it contained 227 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 19.87 square miles (51.5 km2), of which 18.47 square miles (47.8 km2) (or 92.95%) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) (or 7.05%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Little Family, Myers, Pontoosuc and Tull.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Rhea RLA Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 402 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Nauvoo-Colusa Community Unit School District 325

Political districts[edit]

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