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Rogers Township, Ford County, Illinois

 

Rogers Township, Ford County, Illinois

Rogers Township
Township

Location in Ford County

Ford County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 40°58′19″N 88°10′45″W / 40.97194°N 88.17917°W / 40.97194; -88.17917Coordinates: 40°58′19″N 88°10′45″W / 40.97194°N 88.17917°W / 40.97194; -88.17917

Country United States
State Illinois
County Ford
Established September 1863
Area
 • Total 24.27 sq mi (62.9 km2)
 • Land 24.26 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 449
 • Density 18.5/sq mi (7.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60917, 60919, 60941, 60946
GNIS feature ID 0429664

Rogers Township is one of twelve townships in Ford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 449 and it contained 208 housing units.[1] It was formed as Grant Township from a portion of Stockton (Brenton) Township in September, 1863; its name was changed to Rogers Township on May 9, 1864.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.27 square miles (62.9 km2), of which 24.26 square miles (62.8 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

Cemeteries

The township contains Saint Joseph Cemetery.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 115

School districts

  • Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J

Political districts

References

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

External links

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
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