Princeton Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Princeton Township
Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°21′52″N 89°26′59″W / 41.36444°N 89.44972°W / 41.36444; -89.44972Coordinates: 41°21′52″N 89°26′59″W / 41.36444°N 89.44972°W / 41.36444; -89.44972
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 36.62 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 36.59 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,331
 • Density 255/sq mi (98/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61356, 61368
GNIS feature ID 0429605

Princeton Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,331 and it contained 4,432 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.62 square miles (94.8 km2), of which 36.59 square miles (94.8 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Elm Lawn, Jenkins-Green, Oakland and Woodlawn-Stoner.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Perry Memorial Hospital Heliport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Princeton Park

School districts[edit]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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