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Poplar Grove Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Poplar Grove Township, Boone County, Illinois

Poplar Grove 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 23.84 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Land 23.78 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.25%
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,054
 • Density 212.5/sq mi (82.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61008, 61011, 61012, 61065
GNIS feature ID 0429591

Poplar Grove Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,054 and it contained 1,785 housing units.[1] Poplar Grove Township was formed from parts of Caledonia Township and Boone Township after 1921.


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


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.84 square miles (61.7 km2), of which 23.78 square miles (61.6 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[1]


Unincorporated towns


The township contains these five cemeteries: Clark, Ewins, Popular Grove, Russellville and South Poplar Grove.

Major highways

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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