Goose Lake Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Goose Lake Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,674 and it contained 774 housing units.[2]

Goose Lake Township
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°21′18″N 88°18′39″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyGrundy
EstablishedSeptember 15, 1897
Area
  Total29.94 sq mi (77.5 km2)
  Land24.93 sq mi (64.6 km2)
  Water5.02 sq mi (13.0 km2)  16.77%
Elevation
515 ft (157 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,649
  Density67.2/sq mi (25.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60416, 60444, 60450, 60481
FIPS code17-063-30549

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.94 square miles (77.5 km2), of which 24.93 square miles (64.6 km2) (or 83.27%) is land and 5.02 square miles (13.0 km2) (or 16.77%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains these two cemeteries: Holderman and Short.

Rivers

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,649[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Political districts

References

  • "Goose Lake 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
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