Sheldon Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Sheldon Township
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°43′49″N 87°35′16″W / 40.73028°N 87.58778°W / 40.73028; -87.58778Coordinates: 40°43′49″N 87°35′16″W / 40.73028°N 87.58778°W / 40.73028; -87.58778
Country United States
State Illinois
County Iroquois
Established February 19, 1868
 • Total 39.67 sq mi (102.7 km2)
 • Land 39.67 sq mi (102.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,374
 • Density 34.6/sq mi (13.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60953, 60966, 60970
GNIS feature ID 0429740

Sheldon Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,374 and it contained 613 housing units.[1] Sheldon Township was formed from Concord Township on February 19, 1868.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.67 square miles (102.7 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains Sheldon Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Disosway Airport

Political districts[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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