Felix Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Felix Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,427 and it contained 1,919 housing units.[2]

Felix Township
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°18′40″N 88°16′42″W
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember, 1854
  Total11.99 sq mi (31.1 km2)
  Land10.88 sq mi (28.2 km2)
  Water1.11 sq mi (2.9 km2)  9.26%
545 ft (166 m)
  Density406.9/sq mi (157.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60416, 60450
FIPS code17-063-25778


Felix Township, Grundy County, is named for Felix Grundy, Senator from Tennessee.[3] The township was formed from portions of Wauponsee and Aux Sable townships in November, 1854.[4] Most of old Felix township was partitioned to form Goose Lake Township on September 15, 1897. These early boundary changes occurred mainly due to coal mining activity.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.99 square miles (31.1 km2), of which 10.88 square miles (28.2 km2) (or 90.74%) is land and 1.11 square miles (2.9 km2) (or 9.26%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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


Historical population
Est. 20164,322[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

School districts

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Political districts


  • "Felix 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
  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 125.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2007-10-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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