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Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois

Putman Township

Location in Fulton County

Fulton County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 40°29′36″N 90°09′36″W / 40.49333°N 90.16000°W / 40.49333; -90.16000Coordinates: 40°29′36″N 90°09′36″W / 40.49333°N 90.16000°W / 40.49333; -90.16000

Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
 • Total 35.24 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Land 33.6 sq mi (87 km2)
 • Water 1.63 sq mi (4.2 km2)  4.63%
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,137
 • Density 63.6/sq mi (24.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61427, 61519, 61520, 61542
GNIS feature ID 0429609

Putman Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,137 and it contained 964 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.24 square miles (91.3 km2), of which 33.6 square miles (87 km2) (or 95.35%) is land and 1.63 square miles (4.2 km2) (or 4.63%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

(These are described as "historical" by the USGS.)


The township contains these five cemeteries: Blackaby, Connor, Cuba, Saunders and Thompson.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 95
  • Illinois Route 97
  • Illinois Route 100


  • Fisher Lake
  • Frog Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Lake Marie
  • Lake Wee-Ma-Tuk
  • Mason Lake
  • Rose Lake
  • Stevens Lake
  • Swimming Lake
  • Traer Lake
  • Truax Lake
  • Woods Lake

School districts

  • Community Unit School District 3 Fulton City
  • Lewistown School District 97

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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