Rocky Run Township, Hancock County, Illinois

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Rocky Run Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°14′43″N 91°26′18″W / 40.24528°N 91.43833°W / 40.24528; -91.43833Coordinates: 40°14′43″N 91°26′18″W / 40.24528°N 91.43833°W / 40.24528; -91.43833
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 39.87 sq mi (103.3 km2)
 • Land 36.68 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Water 3.19 sq mi (8.3 km2)  8.00%
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 154
 • Density 4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62373, 62379
FIPS code 17-067-65234

Rocky Run Township was a township in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 158 and it contained 60 housing units.[2] In November 2016, the township voted to merge with Wilcox Township due to low population. It is now part of Rocky Run-Wilcox Township.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.87 square miles (103.3 km2), of which 36.68 square miles (95.0 km2) (or 92.00%) is land and 3.19 square miles (8.3 km2) (or 8.00%) is water.[2]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Crenshaw, Fletcher, Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist and Oak Valley Missionary. Daugherty

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • H Meeker Airport
  • Meeker Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 154 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts[edit]

  • Community Unit School District 4
  • Warsaw Community Unit School District 316

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Niehaus, Michaele (November 9, 2016). "Election results in Hancock and Henderson counties in Illinois". The Hawk Eye. Retrieved November 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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