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Joshua Township, Fulton County, Illinois

Joshua Township

Location in Fulton County

Fulton County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 40°34′50″N 90°09′28″W / 40.58056°N 90.15778°W / 40.58056; -90.15778Coordinates: 40°34′50″N 90°09′28″W / 40.58056°N 90.15778°W / 40.58056; -90.15778

Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 35.53 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land 34.83 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)  1.97%
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 510
 • Density 14.6/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61427, 61432, 61520
GNIS feature ID 0429191

Joshua Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 510 and it contained 206 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.53 square miles (92.0 km2), of which 34.83 square miles (90.2 km2) (or 98.03%) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.97%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these cemeteries: Bybee, Fiatt, Gardiner, Locust Lane and Moore.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 9
  • Illinois Route 97

School districts

  • Canton Union School District 66
  • Community Unit School District 3 Fulton City
  • Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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