Carson Township, Fayette County, Illinois

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Carson Township
Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°08′08″N 89°00′05″W / 39.13556°N 89.00139°W / 39.13556; -89.00139Coordinates: 39°08′08″N 89°00′05″W / 39.13556°N 89.00139°W / 39.13556; -89.00139
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 17.83 sq mi (46.2 km2)
 • Land 17.79 sq mi (46.1 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.17%
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 141
 • Density 7.9/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62080, 62431
GNIS feature ID 0428769

Carson Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 141 and it contained 72 housing units.[1] This township was formed from Bowling Green Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.83 square miles (46.2 km2), of which 17.79 square miles (46.1 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[1]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Twin Churches

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Blankenship, Reed, Staff and Welch.

School districts[edit]

  • Cowden-Herrick Community Unit School District 3a
  • Ramsey Community Unit School District 204

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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