Wyanet Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Wyanet Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°22′01″N 89°34′13″W / 41.36694°N 89.57028°W / 41.36694; -89.57028Coordinates: 41°22′01″N 89°34′13″W / 41.36694°N 89.57028°W / 41.36694; -89.57028
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 36.14 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 36.09 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,364
 • Density 37.8/sq mi (14.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61356, 61379
GNIS feature ID 0429961

Wyanet Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,364 and it contained 587 housing units.[1] Wyanet Township changed its name from Centre Township on an unknown date.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.14 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]



The township contains these five cemeteries: Aldrich Family, County Home, Forest Hill, Sapp and Triplett.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Eckberg Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340

Political districts[edit]


  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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