Artesia Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Artesia Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 945 and it contained 428 housing units.[2] Artesia Township formed from portions of Ash Grove and Loda townships sometime prior to 1921.

Artesia Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°36′26″N 88°01′03″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedBefore 1921
Area
  Total57.42 sq mi (148.7 km2)
  Land57.36 sq mi (148.6 km2)
  Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.10%
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
889
  Density16.5/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60918, 60924, 60955, 60968
FIPS code17-075-02401

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 57.42 square miles (148.7 km2), of which 57.36 square miles (148.6 km2) (or 99.90%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.10%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Cemeteries

The township contains these two cemeteries: Lisk and Saint John's Lutheran.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016889[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Cissna Park Community Unit School District 6
  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
  • Paxton-Buckley-Loda Community Unit School District 10

Political districts

References

  • "Artesia Township, Iroquois County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
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