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Astoria Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Country  United States
County  Fulton
Time zone  CST (UTC-6)
Elevation  207 m
Local time  Monday 2:35 PM
State  Illinois
Established  November 6, 1849
ZIP codes  61484, 61501
Area  94.69 km²
Population  1,464 (2010)
Astoria Township, Fulton County, Illinois
Weather  14°C, Wind S at 16 km/h, 39% Humidity

Astoria Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,464 and it contained 665 housing units.

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Map of Astoria Township, IL, USA

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.56 square miles (94.7 km2), of which 36.13 square miles (93.6 km2) (or 98.82%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.18%) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

  • Astoria
  • Washington (no longer exists due to another town in the state with the name). The village contained 48 lots. It was laid out in 1836 & it had a small general store,a few cabins,blacksmith shop and a school house nearby which was also used to hold church services. The village never grew & ceased to exist.
  • Vienna was laid out by Zach Gilbert, Benjamin Clark & a Mr Bacon on June 9, 1837. Due to there being another town in the state with this name it was changed to Astoria.
  • Cemeteries

    The township contains these five cemeteries: Astoria, Oak Grove, Salem, South Fulton and Union Chapel.

    Major highways

  • US Route 24
  • Airports and landing strips

  • Campbell Landing Strip
  • Lakes

  • Emmanuel Lake
  • School districts

  • Astoria Community Unit School District 1
  • V I T Community Unit School District 2
  • Political districts

  • Illinois' 17th congressional district
  • State House District 94
  • State Senate District 47
  • References

    Astoria Township, Fulton County, Illinois Wikipedia


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