Union Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Union Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 90°23′45″W / 40.66417°N 90.39583°W / 40.66417; -90.39583Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 90°23′45″W / 40.66417°N 90.39583°W / 40.66417; -90.39583
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
 • Total 36.61 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 36.58 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 951
 • Density 27.6/sq mi (10.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 61415, 61431
FIPS code 17-057-76667

Union Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,008 and it contained 471 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.61 square miles (94.8 km2), of which 36.58 square miles (94.7 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Pleasant Ridge
  • Troy

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Avon, Babbitt, Flake and Saint Augustine.

Major highways[edit]


  • Avondale Lake


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016951[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Avon Community Unit School District 176
  • Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]


  • "Union 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]