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Bureau Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
709 ft (216 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 247
 • Density 6.8/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61356, 61376, 61379
GNIS feature ID 0428735

Bureau Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, US. As of the 2010 census, its population was 247 and it contained 124 housing units.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), all land.

Cemeteries

Two cemeteries are located within the township:

  • West Bureau Cemetery (also known as Corss Cemetery), near Wyanet
  • Roggy Cemetery, near Walnut

Airports and landing strips

Political districts

  • Illinois' 11th congressional district
  • State House District 74
  • State Senate District 37
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