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Wilcox Township, Hancock County, Illinois


Wilcox Township, Hancock County, Illinois

Wilcox Township

Location in Hancock County

Hancock County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 15, 1855
 • 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.


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]


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


  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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