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Pilot Grove Township, Hancock County, Illinois

Pilot Grove Township is one of twenty-four townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 280 and it contained 131 housing units.[2]

Pilot Grove Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°30′10″N 91°04′46″W / 40.50278°N 91.07944°W / 40.50278; -91.07944Coordinates: 40°30′10″N 91°04′46″W / 40.50278°N 91.07944°W / 40.50278; -91.07944
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyHancock
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total37.05 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Land36.97 sq mi (95.8 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.22%
Elevation
623 ft (190 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
273
 • Density7.6/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61450, 62318, 62321
FIPS code17-067-59845

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GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.05 square miles (96.0 km2), of which 36.97 square miles (95.8 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated townsEdit

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains these two cemeteries: McKay and Pilot Grove.

Major highwaysEdit

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • Brooks Ranch Airport
  • Lung RLA Airport

LakesEdit

  • Linda Lake

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 2016273[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districtsEdit

  • Nauvoo-Colusa Community Unit School District 325

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • "Pilot Grove Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  • United States National Atlas

External linksEdit