Ashkum Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Ashkum Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,542 and it contained 662 housing units.[2] Ashkum Township formed from portions of Chebanse Township and Onarga Township in March, 1857.

Ashkum Township
Fields west of Ashkum
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°52′50″N 87°58′33″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedMarch, 1857
Area
  Total62.47 sq mi (161.8 km2)
  Land62.37 sq mi (161.5 km2)
  Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.16%
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,475
  Density24.7/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60911, 60927, 60930
FIPS code17-075-02492

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.47 square miles (161.8 km2), of which 62.37 square miles (161.5 km2) (or 99.84%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

Cemeteries

The township contains L'Erable Catholic Cemetery.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,475[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Central Community Unit School District 4
  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
  • Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J

Political districts

References

  • "Ashkum 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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