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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.
Astoria Township, Fulton County, Illinois Wikipedia
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.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.
The township contains these five cemeteries: Astoria, Oak Grove, Salem, South Fulton and Union Chapel. US Route 24
Campbell Landing Strip
Astoria Community Unit School District 1
V I T Community Unit School District 2
Illinois' 17th congressional district
State House District 94
State Senate District 47