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Bowlesville Township, Gallatin County, Illinois


Bowlesville Township, Gallatin County, Illinois

Bowlesville Township

Location in Gallatin County

Gallatin County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Gallatin
Established November 5, 1890
 • Total 39.86 sq mi (103.2 km2)
 • Land 38.66 sq mi (100.1 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3 km2)  3.01%
Elevation 390 ft (119 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 188
 • Density 4.9/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62931, 62954, 62984
GNIS feature ID 0428698

Bowlesville Township is one of ten townships in Gallatin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 188 and it contained 87 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.86 square miles (103.2 km2), of which 38.66 square miles (100.1 km2) (or 96.99%) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) (or 3.01%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns

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

Extinct towns

  • Bowlesville at

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


The township contains these three cemeteries: Earnshaw, Hogan and Stanley.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 1

Airports and landing strips

  • Dortch Private Strip



  • Mud Lake

School districts

  • Gallatin Community Unit School District 7
  • Hardin County Community Unit School District 1

Political districts


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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