Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois facts for kids

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Putman Township
Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 35.24 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Land 33.6 sq mi (87 km2)
 • Water 1.63 sq mi (4.2 km2)  4.63%
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,137
 • Density 63.6/sq mi (24.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61427, 61519, 61520, 61542
GNIS feature ID 0429609

Putman Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,137 and it contained 964 housing units.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.24 square miles (91.3 km2), of which 33.6 square miles (87 km2) (or 95.35%) is land and 1.63 square miles (4.2 km2) (or 4.63%) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

(These are described as "historical" by the USGS.)

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Blackaby, Connor, Cuba, Saunders and Thompson.

Major highways

  • Illinois 95.svg Illinois Route 95
  • Illinois 97.svg Illinois Route 97
  • Illinois 100.svg Illinois Route 100

Lakes

  • Fisher Lake
  • Frog Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Lake Marie
  • Lake Wee-Ma-Tuk
  • Mason Lake
  • Rose Lake
  • Stevens Lake
  • Swimming Lake
  • Traer Lake
  • Truax Lake
  • Woods Lake

Political districts

  • Illinois' 17th congressional district
  • State House District 91
  • State Senate District 46

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