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
EstablishedMay, 1858
  Total44.72 sq mi (115.8 km2)
  Land44.65 sq mi (115.6 km2)
  Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.16%
653 ft (199 m)
  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


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.)


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

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Kuiper Landing Strip


Historical population
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


  • "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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