Dawson Township, McLean County, Illinois


Dawson Township, McLean County, Illinois
Dawson Township
—  Township  —
Location in McLean County
McLean County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County McLean
Established After 1920
Government
 – Supervisor
Area
 – Total 37.5 sq mi (97.12 km2)
 – Land 37.2 sq mi (96.34 km2)
 – Water 0.3 sq mi (0.77 km2)  1%
Population (2000)
 – Total 668
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Dawson Township is located in McLean County, Illinois. The population was 668 at the 2000 census. Dawson Township was originally named Lee Township, but changed to Padua Township on May 17, 1858, and then to Dawson on an unknown date.

Dawson Township was named for John Wells Dawson.[1]

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Coordinates: 40°26′13″N 88°45′09″W / 40.43694°N 88.7525°W / 40.43694; -88.7525



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