Douglas Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Douglas Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,104 and it contained 923 housing units.[2] Douglas Township was formed from a portion of Onarga Township in May 1858.

Douglas Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°46′14″N 88°00′15″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedMay, 1858
Area
  Total44.72 sq mi (115.8 km2)
  Land44.65 sq mi (115.6 km2)
  Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.16%
Elevation
653 ft (199 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,008
  Density47.1/sq mi (18.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60930, 60938, 60955, 60959, 60970
FIPS code17-075-20487

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.72 square miles (115.8 km2), of which 44.65 square miles (115.6 km2) (or 99.84%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains Wenger Cemetery and St. Mary's Cemetery.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Kuiper Landing Strip

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20162,008[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Crescent Iroquois Community Unit School District 249
  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
  • Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J

Political districts

References

  • "Douglas 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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