Spring Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Spring Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°11′49″N 88°45′25″W / 42.19694°N 88.75694°W / 42.19694; -88.75694Coordinates: 42°11′49″N 88°45′25″W / 42.19694°N 88.75694°W / 42.19694; -88.75694
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total36.15 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation
860 ft (262 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
877
 • Density24.8/sq mi (9.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60135, 60145, 61008, 61038
FIPS code17-007-71578

Spring Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 894 and it contained 371 housing units.[2] Spring was founded as "Concord" on November 6, 1849, then was renamed "Ohio" in April, 1851, and finally "Spring" in October, 1851.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.15 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 36.1 square miles (93 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[2]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Reeds Crossing

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Shattucks Grove Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Henderson Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016877[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Spring 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

External links[edit]