Rawlins Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Rawlins Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 455 and it contained 189 housing units.[2] It was formed as Grant Township from West Galena Township on July 12, 1887; its name changed to Rawlins Township on December 20, 1887 in honor of Galena resident John Aaron Rawlins.

Rawlins Township
Location in Jo Daviess County
Location in Jo Daviess County
Jo Daviess County's location in Illinois
Jo Daviess County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°26′45″N 90°26′32″W / 42.44583°N 90.44222°W / 42.44583; -90.44222Coordinates: 42°26′45″N 90°26′32″W / 42.44583°N 90.44222°W / 42.44583; -90.44222
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJo Daviess
EstablishedJuly 12, 1887
Government
 • SupervisorDorothy Petitgout
Area
 • Total11.73 sq mi (30.4 km2)
 • Land11.73 sq mi (30.4 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
444
 • Density38.8/sq mi (15.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61025, 61036
FIPS code17-085-62926

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.73 square miles (30.4 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

Major highwaysEdit

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)444[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districtsEdit

  • Galena Unit School District 120

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Rawlins Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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