Belmont Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Belmont Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,610 and it contained 1,188 housing units.[2]

Belmont Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°43′53″N 87°42′08″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedNovember 6, 1855
Area
  Total36.33 sq mi (94.1 km2)
  Land36.33 sq mi (94.1 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
650 ft (198 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,497
  Density71.9/sq mi (27.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60953, 60966, 60970, 60974
FIPS code17-075-05014

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.33 square miles (94.1 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains these four cemeteries: Belmont, Body, Iroquois Memorial Park and Keen.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Newman Landing Strip

Landmarks

  • Legion Park

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20162,497[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Iroquois County Community Unit School District 9

Political districts

References

  • "Belmont 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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