Milks Grove Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Milks Grove Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 214 and it contained 79 housing units.[2] Milks Grove Township formed from a portion of Chebanse Township on an unknown date, but before 1921. Milks Grove is named for the late 19th-century midwestern land speculator Lemuel Milk.

Milks Grove Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°57′12″N 88°04′35″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedBefore 1921
Area
  Total36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
  Land36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
204
  Density5.9/sq mi (2.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60911, 60922, 60927, 60941
FIPS code17-075-49074

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2), all land.[2]

Cemeteries

The township contains Milk's Grove Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips

  • Berns Airport
  • Porter Airport

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016204[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Central Community Unit School District 4
  • Herscher Community Unit School District 2

Political districts

References

  • "Milks Grove Township, Iroquois 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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