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Gladstone Township, Henderson County, Illinois

Gladstone Township
Township
covered bridge in the township's far north

Location in Henderson County

Henderson County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 40°50′41″N 90°58′39″W / 40.84472°N 90.97750°W / 40.84472; -90.97750Coordinates: 40°50′41″N 90°58′39″W / 40.84472°N 90.97750°W / 40.84472; -90.97750

Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henderson
Established November 6, 1906
Area
 • Total 49.14 sq mi (127.3 km2)
 • Land 46.84 sq mi (121.3 km2)
 • Water 2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  4.68%
Elevation 548 ft (167 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 962
 • Density 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61418, 61425, 61437, 61469
GNIS feature ID 0429055

Gladstone Township is one of eleven townships in Henderson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 962 and it contained 536 housing units.[1]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.14 square miles (127.3 km2), of which 46.84 square miles (121.3 km2) (or 95.32%) is land and 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) (or 4.68%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

  • Lone Tree at 40°50′13″N 91°01′06″W / 40.836983°N 91.018199°W / 40.836983; -91.018199 (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

    Cemeteries

    The township contains these two cemeteries: Kemp and South Henderson.

    Major highways

    • U.S. Route 34
    • Illinois Route 164

    Lakes

    • Crystal Lake
    • Dutton Lake
    • Gladstone Lake
    • Pogue Lake
    • Stony Point Lake

    Landmarks

    School districts

    • West Central Community Unit School District 235

    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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