Barren Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Barren Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°05′13″N 88°59′34″W / 38.08694°N 88.99278°W / 38.08694; -88.99278Coordinates: 38°05′13″N 88°59′34″W / 38.08694°N 88.99278°W / 38.08694; -88.99278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.15 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 20.96 sq mi (54.3 km2)
 • Water 15.19 sq mi (39.3 km2)  42.02%
Elevation 427 ft (130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 496
 • Density 23.7/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62884, 62897
GNIS feature ID 0428637

Barren Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 496 and it contained 224 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.15 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 20.96 square miles (54.3 km2) (or 57.98%) is land and 15.19 square miles (39.3 km2) (or 42.02%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Hammond Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Sesser-Valier Community Unit School District 196

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

Adjacent townships[edit]

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