Griggsville Township, Pike County, Illinois

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Griggsville Township
Township
Location in Pike County
Location in Pike County
Pike County's location in Illinois
Pike County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyPike
EstablishedNovember 8, 1853
Area
 • Total37.64 sq mi (97.5 km2)
 • Land37.64 sq mi (97.5 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,369
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-149-31784

Griggsville Township is located in Pike County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,430 and it contained 671 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Griggsville Township was named for Richard Griggs.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.64 square miles (97.5 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,369[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 145.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°42′29″N 90°44′30″W / 39.70806°N 90.74167°W / 39.70806; -90.74167