Hunt City Township, Jasper County, Illinois

Hunt City Township is one of eleven townships in Jasper County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 282 and it contained 126 housing units.[2]

Hunt City Township
Location in Jasper County
Jasper County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 88°01′14″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJasper
EstablishedSeptember 11, 1901
Area
  Total32.03 sq mi (83.0 km2)
  Land32.03 sq mi (83.0 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
518 ft (158 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
278
  Density8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62448, 62480, 62481
FIPS code17-079-36659

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.03 square miles (83.0 km2), all land.[2]

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Baily, Brockville, Mattison/Madison, Mound and Sand Rock.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016278[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Jasper County Community Unit School District 1
  • Oblong Community Unit School District 4

Political districts

Notable residents

  • Burl Ives was born in Hunt City Township, and is buried there at Mound Cemetery.[4]

References

  • "Hunt City Township, Jasper 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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