West Peoria Township, Peoria County, Illinois

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West Peoria Township
Location in Peoria County
Location in Peoria County
Peoria County's location in Illinois
Peoria County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°42′N 89°38′W / 40.700°N 89.633°W / 40.700; -89.633Coordinates: 40°42′N 89°38′W / 40.700°N 89.633°W / 40.700; -89.633
Country United States
State Illinois
County Peoria
Established November 6, 1849
 • Supervisor Allan Rosberg
 • Total 3.54 sq mi (9.2 km2)
 • Land 3.36 sq mi (8.7 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)  5.08%
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,458
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

West Peoria Township is located in Peoria County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,458 and it contained 2,123 housing units.[1] West Peoria was the portion of Peoria Township that was left when the City of Peoria Township was formed in 1907. It has two parts: the northern, most of which also became the city of West Peoria, Illinois in 1993; and the southern, a triangle between Bartonville, Peoria, and the Illinois River, and including part of Bartonville.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 3.54 square miles (9.2 km2), of which 3.36 square miles (8.7 km2) (or 94.92%) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 5.08%) is water.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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