Walnut Grove Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Walnut Grove Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°06′31″N 90°09′15″W / 41.10861°N 90.15417°W / 41.10861; -90.15417Coordinates: 41°06′31″N 90°09′15″W / 41.10861°N 90.15417°W / 41.10861; -90.15417
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 35.63 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.51 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 740
 • Density 21.7/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61414, 61467, 61485
FIPS code 17-095-78565

Walnut Grove Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 770 and it contained 329 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.63 square miles (92.3 km2), of which 35.51 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Altona, Larson and Walnut Grove.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 740 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Rowva Community Unit School District 208

Political districts[edit]

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