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Henderson Township, Knox County, Illinois

Henderson Township

Location in Knox County

Knox County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
 • Total 33.79 sq mi (87.5 km2)
 • Land 33.79 sq mi (87.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.000000000000 km2)  0%
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,135
 • Density 33.6/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61401, 61439, 61467, 61472, 61488
GNIS feature ID 0429126

Henderson Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,135 and it contained 529 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.79 square miles (87.5 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Fuller, Galesburg Research, Gum, Henderson, Henderson Grove, Junk, Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Rice-Blue and Soperville.

School districts

  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
  • Rowva Community Unit School District 208
  • United Community School District 304

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
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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