Durham Township, Hancock County, Illinois

Durham Township, Hancock County, Illinois
Durham Township
—  Township  —
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°35′42″N 91°04′25″W / 40.595°N 91.07361°W / 40.595; -91.07361Coordinates: 40°35′42″N 91°04′25″W / 40.595°N 91.07361°W / 40.595; -91.07361
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 6, 1849
 – Total 36.93 sq mi (95.65 km2)
 – Land 36.9 sq mi (95.58 km2)
 – Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)  0.07%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 302
 – Density 8.2/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61450, 62318, 62330
GNIS feature ID 0428922

Durham Township is one of twenty-five townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 302[1].



According to the United States Census Bureau, Durham Township covers an area of 36.93 square miles (95.6 km2); of this, 36.9 square miles (96 km2) (99.93 percent) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (0.07 percent) is water.

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these five cemeteries: Byley, Durham, Gittings, Gittings Mound and Vandruff.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Douglas Airport

School districts

  • Nauvoo-Colusa Community Unit School District 325

Political districts

  • Illinois's 17th congressional district
  • State House District 94
  • State Senate District 47


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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