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Cornwall Township, Henry County, Illinois

Cornwall Township

Location in Henry County

Henry County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 41°21′59″N 90°01′47″W / 41.36639°N 90.02972°W / 41.36639; -90.02972Coordinates: 41°21′59″N 90°01′47″W / 41.36639°N 90.02972°W / 41.36639; -90.02972

Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry
Established November 4, 1856
 • Total 35.66 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.57 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.25%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 278
 • Density 7.8/sq mi (3.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61234, 61235, 61238, 61254, 61443
GNIS feature ID 0428845

Cornwall Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. At the 2010 census, its population was 278 and it contained 119 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.66 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 35.57 square miles (92.1 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Adjacent townships


The township contains these three cemeteries: Grand View, Liberty and Saint Anthony.

Major highways

  • Interstate 80
  • U.S. Route 6

School districts

  • Annawan Community Unit School District 226
  • Cambridge Community Unit School District 227
  • Geneseo Community Unit School District 228
  • Kewanee Community Unit School District 229

Political districts

Notable people


  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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