Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois

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Tuscola Township
Location in Douglas County
Location in Douglas County
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°49′01″N 88°17′11″W / 39.81694°N 88.28639°W / 39.81694; -88.28639Coordinates: 39°49′01″N 88°17′11″W / 39.81694°N 88.28639°W / 39.81694; -88.28639
Country United States
State Illinois
EstablishedNovember 5, 1867
 • Total62.65 sq mi (162.3 km2)
 • Land62.57 sq mi (162.1 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.13%
659 ft (201 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density84.1/sq mi (32.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61910, 61919, 61953
FIPS code17-041-76420

Tuscola Township is one of nine townships in Douglas County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,259 and it contained 2,459 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.65 square miles (162.3 km2), of which 62.57 square miles (162.1 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Mount Zion, Nelson and Tuscola Township.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Cooper Landing Field (historical)
  • Tuscola Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20165,159[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
  • Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 110
  • State Senate District 55


  • "Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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