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Garfield Township, Grundy County, Illinois


Garfield Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Garfield Township

Location in Grundy County

Grundy County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 41°09′47″N 88°19′46″W / 41.16306°N 88.32944°W / 41.16306; -88.32944Coordinates: 41°09′47″N 88°19′46″W / 41.16306°N 88.32944°W / 41.16306; -88.32944

Country United States
State Illinois
County Grundy
Established March 10, 1903
 • Total 18.15 sq mi (47.0 km2)
 • Land 18.1 sq mi (47 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.22%
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,586
 • Density 87.6/sq mi (33.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 60424
GNIS feature ID 0429042

Garfield Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,586 and it contained 673 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.15 square miles (47.0 km2), of which 18.1 square miles (47 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages


The township contains Grand Prairie Lutheran Cemetery.

Major highways

  • Interstate 55
  • Illinois Route 53

School districts

  • Herscher Community Unit School District 2

Political districts


  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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