Walnut Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Walnut Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°32′23″N 89°33′55″W / 41.53972°N 89.56528°W / 41.53972; -89.56528Coordinates: 41°32′23″N 89°33′55″W / 41.53972°N 89.56528°W / 41.53972; -89.56528
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBureau
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total36.91 sq mi (95.6 km2)
 • Land36.86 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation
771 ft (235 m)
Population
 • Total1,,752
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,660
 • Density47.5/sq mi (18.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61349, 61376
FIPS code17-011-78539

Walnut Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,752 and it contained 745 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.91 square miles (95.6 km2), of which 36.86 square miles (95.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[2]

Villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Red Oak
  • Walnut

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,660[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Walnut Township, Bureau County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 January 2010.
  • US Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • US National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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