Crescent Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Crescent Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 590 and it contained 275 housing units.[2] Crescent Township was originally named Logan Township when it formed from Belmont Township on September 17, 1868. The named was then changed to Grenard Township in September 1869, and finally to Crescent Township on an unknown date.

Crescent Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°43′40″N 87°49′19″W
CountryUnited States
EstablishedSeptember 17, 1868
  Total36.42 sq mi (94.3 km2)
  Land36.42 sq mi (94.3 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
650 ft (198 m)
  Density16.2/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60928, 60938, 60953, 60955, 60970
FIPS code17-075-17367


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.42 square miles (94.3 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages


The township contains Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery.

Major highways


Historical population
Est. 2016566[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Cissna Park Community Unit School District 6
  • Crescent Iroquois Community Unit School District 249
  • Iroquois County Community Unit School District 9

Political districts


  • "Crescent 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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