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Wilcox Township, Hancock County, Illinois

 

Wilcox Township, Hancock County, Illinois

Wilcox Township
Township

Location in Hancock County

Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 15, 1855
Area
 • Total 21.04 sq mi (54.5 km2)
 • Land 20.12 sq mi (52.1 km2)
 • Water 0.92 sq mi (2.4 km2)  4.37%
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 189
 • Density 9.4/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62373, 62379
GNIS feature ID 0429935

Wilcox Township is one of twenty-five townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 189 and it contained 82 housing units.[1] It was formed from the rural portion of Warsaw Township on November 15, 1855, when that township became co-extensive with the city of Warsaw.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 21.04 square miles (54.5 km2), of which 20.12 square miles (52.1 km2) (or 95.63%) is land and 0.92 square miles (2.4 km2) (or 4.37%) is water.[1]

Cemeteries

The township contains Green Plains Cemetery.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 96

Airports and landing strips

  • Warsaw Airport

School districts

  • Hamilton Community Consolidated School District 328
  • Warsaw Community Unit School District 316

Political districts

References

  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

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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