Cave Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Cave Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′24″N 88°45′27″W / 37.90667°N 88.75750°W / 37.90667; -88.75750Coordinates: 37°54′24″N 88°45′27″W / 37.90667°N 88.75750°W / 37.90667; -88.75750
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.51 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land 35.75 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.76 sq mi (2.0 km2)  2.08%
Elevation 476 ft (145 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,756
 • Density 49.1/sq mi (19.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62890, 62896
GNIS feature ID 0428777

Cave Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,756 and it contained 834 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.51 square miles (94.6 km2), of which 35.75 square miles (92.6 km2) (or 97.92%) is land and 0.76 square miles (2.0 km2) (or 2.08%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Ferber
  • Kegley
  • Locust Grove

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Clem, Downs, Isaacs and Smothers.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Thompsonville Lake
  • West Frankfort City Lake

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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