Beaver Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Beaver Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 527 and it contained 229 housing units.[2]

Beaver Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°54′00″N 87°35′19″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedNovember 6, 1855
Area
  Total33.66 sq mi (87.2 km2)
  Land33.65 sq mi (87.2 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
508
  Density15.7/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60912, 60931, 60970
FIPS code17-075-04455

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.66 square miles (87.2 km2), of which 33.65 square miles (87.2 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries

The township contains these two cemeteries: Beaver and J H Grant Memorial.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Loy Airport
  • Russell Airport

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016508[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Donovan Community Unit School District 3

Political districts

References

  • "Beaver 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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