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Buck Township, Edgar County, Illinois

Buck Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 307 and it contained 145 housing units.[2] Buck Township was originally named Pilot Grove Township, but the name was changed on May 9, 1857.

Buck Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°38′29″N 87°49′36″W / 39.64139°N 87.82667°W / 39.64139; -87.82667Coordinates: 39°38′29″N 87°49′36″W / 39.64139°N 87.82667°W / 39.64139; -87.82667
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyEdgar
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
Area
 • Total34.29 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Land34.29 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
291
 • Density9/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61917, 61933, 61944, 61949
FIPS code17-045-09213

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.29 square miles (88.8 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

Extinct townsEdit

  • Mays

Major highwaysEdit

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 2016291[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districtsEdit

  • Kansas Community Unit School District 3
  • Paris Community Unit School District 4
  • Shiloh Community Unit School District 1

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Buck Township, Edgar County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External linksEdit