Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Putman Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°29′36″N 90°09′36″W / 40.49333°N 90.16000°W / 40.49333; -90.16000Coordinates: 40°29′36″N 90°09′36″W / 40.49333°N 90.16000°W / 40.49333; -90.16000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFulton
Area
 • Total35.24 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Land33.6 sq mi (87 km2)
 • Water1.63 sq mi (4.2 km2)  4.63%
Elevation
607 ft (185 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,040
 • Density63.6/sq mi (24.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61427, 61519, 61520, 61542
FIPS code17-057-62276

Putman Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,137 and it contained 964 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.24 square miles (91.3 km2), of which 33.6 square miles (87 km2) (or 95.35%) is land and 1.63 square miles (4.2 km2) (or 4.63%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

(These are described as "historical" by the USGS.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Blackaby, Connor, Cuba, Saunders and Thompson.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Fisher Lake
  • Frog Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Lake Marie
  • Lake Wee-Ma-Tuk
  • Mason Lake
  • Rose Lake
  • Stevens Lake
  • Swimming Lake
  • Traer Lake
  • Truax Lake
  • Woods Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,040[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Community Unit School District 3 Fulton City
  • Lewistown School District 97

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]