Humboldt Township, Coles County, Illinois

Humboldt Township is one of twelve townships in Coles County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,341 and it contained 551 housing units.[2] The township changed its name from Milton Township on May 7, 1860.

Humboldt Township
Location in Coles County
Coles County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°35′N 88°17′W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyColes
EstablishedNovember 8, 1859
Area
  Total53.57 sq mi (138.7 km2)
  Land53.52 sq mi (138.6 km2)
  Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.09%
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,316
  Density25.1/sq mi (9.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61910, 61920, 61931, 61938
FIPS code17-029-36555

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 53.57 square miles (138.7 km2), of which 53.52 square miles (138.6 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Dorans

Cemeteries

The township contains four cemeteries: East Humboldt, Gardner, Humboldt and Township.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,316[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

Political districts

References

  • "Humboldt Township, Coles County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

Adjacent townships

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