Poplar Grove Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Poplar Grove Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′11″N 88°49′22″W / 42.36972°N 88.82278°W / 42.36972; -88.82278Coordinates: 42°22′11″N 88°49′22″W / 42.36972°N 88.82278°W / 42.36972; -88.82278
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total23.84 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Land23.78 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.25%
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
5,099
 • Density212.5/sq mi (82.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61008, 61011, 61012, 61065
FIPS code17-007-61158

Poplar Grove Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,054 and it contained 1,785 housing units.[2] Poplar Grove Township was formed from parts of Caledonia Township and Boone Township after 1921.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.84 square miles (61.7 km2), of which 23.78 square miles (61.6 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[2]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Clark, Ewins, Popular Grove, Russellville and South Poplar Grove.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20165,099[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

Sources
  • "Poplar Grove Township, Boone County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
Notes

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