Browning Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Browning Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°59′25″N 88°58′58″W / 37.99028°N 88.98278°W / 37.99028; -88.98278Coordinates: 37°59′25″N 88°58′58″W / 37.99028°N 88.98278°W / 37.99028; -88.98278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.48 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 35.79 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.69 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.89%
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,450
 • Density 68.5/sq mi (26.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62819, 62822, 62865, 62884, 62891
GNIS feature ID 0428721

Browning Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,450 and it contained 1,184 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.48 square miles (94.5 km2), of which 35.79 square miles (92.7 km2) (or 98.11%) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.89%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Hickory Corners
  • Rend City

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eleven cemeteries. These are: Browning, Grammer, Harrison, Hickory Corners, Knight, Moser, Saint Joseph, Saint Marys, Smith and Wayman.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Benton Municipal Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Benton City Park

School districts[edit]

  • Christopher Community Unit School District 99
  • 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. 

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