Braceville Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Braceville Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,467 and it contained 2,510 housing units.[2]

Braceville Township
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°14′43″N 88°16′35″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyGrundy
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
  Total18.08 sq mi (46.8 km2)
  Land17.88 sq mi (46.3 km2)
  Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  1.11%
Elevation
571 ft (174 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,294
  Density361.8/sq mi (139.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60407, 60416, 60424
FIPS code17-063-07653

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.08 square miles (46.8 km2), of which 17.88 square miles (46.3 km2) (or 98.89%) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 1.11%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Extinct towns

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Cemeteries

The township contains Cotton Cemetery.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20166,294[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Political districts

References

  • "Braceville Township, Grundy 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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