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Galva Township, Henry County, Illinois

Galva Township
Township

Location in Henry County

Henry County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 41°11′35″N 90°02′25″W / 41.19306°N 90.04028°W / 41.19306; -90.04028Coordinates: 41°11′35″N 90°02′25″W / 41.19306°N 90.04028°W / 41.19306; -90.04028

Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry
Established November 4, 1856
Area
 • Total 34.29 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Land 34.28 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,837
 • Density 82.8/sq mi (32.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61238, 61434, 61443
GNIS feature ID 0429037

Galva Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,837 and it contained 1,402 housing units.[1]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.29 square miles (88.8 km2), of which 34.28 square miles (88.8 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains Saint Johns Cemetery.

Major highways

  • U.S. Route 34
  • Illinois Route 17

Landmarks

  • Wiley Park

School districts

  • Galva Community Unit School District 224
  • Wethersfield Community Unit School District 230

Political districts

References

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

External links

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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