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Bonus Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Bonus Township, Boone County, Illinois

Bonus Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Boone
Settlement November 6, 1849
 • Total 35.81 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.52 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.8 km2)  0.81%
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,340
 • Density 122.2/sq mi (47.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60152, 61008, 61038, 61065
GNIS feature ID 0427934

Bonus Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,340 and it contained 1,485 housing units.[1]


  • Geography 1
    • Cities 1.1
    • Unincorporated towns 1.2
    • Cemeteries 1.3
    • Major highways 1.4
    • Airports and landing strips 1.5
  • School districts 2
  • Political districts 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.81 square miles (92.7 km2), of which 35.52 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.19%) is land and 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) (or 0.81%) is water.[1]


Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Andrus, East Bonus, Garden Prairie and Lawrenceville.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Bob Walberg Field
  • Green Giant-Dillon Farm Heliport

School districts

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

Political districts


  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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