Garfield Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Garfield Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,586 and it contained 673 housing units.[2]

Garfield Township
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°09′47″N 88°19′46″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyGrundy
EstablishedMarch 10, 1903
Area
  Total18.15 sq mi (47.0 km2)
  Land18.1 sq mi (47 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.22%
Elevation
594 ft (181 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,539
  Density87.6/sq mi (33.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
60424
FIPS code17-063-28677

History

Garfield township was formed from Greenfield township on March 10, 1903.[3] The area contained coal mines.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.15 square miles (47.0 km2), of which 18.1 square miles (47 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Cemeteries

The township contains Grand Prairie Lutheran Cemetery.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,539[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts

  • Herscher Community Unit School District 2

Political districts

References

  • "Garfield 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. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2007-10-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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