Cunningham Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Cunningham Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°06′31″N 88°12′19″W / 40.10861°N 88.20528°W / 40.10861; -88.20528Coordinates: 40°06′31″N 88°12′19″W / 40.10861°N 88.20528°W / 40.10861; -88.20528
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established Late 1928
 • Total 11.69 sq mi (30.3 km2)
 • Land 11.65 sq mi (30.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 41,250
 • Density 3,539.6/sq mi (1,366.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0428864

Cunningham Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 41,250 and it contained 19,090 housing units.[1] Cunningham Township is much better known as the City of Urbana, with which it is coterminous.


Cunningham Township formed from Champaign Township in late 1928.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.69 square miles (30.3 km2), of which 11.65 square miles (30.2 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains three cemeteries: East Lawn, Eastlawn Addition and Harvey.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Carle Hospital Heliport
  • County Emergency Services-Disaster Agency Heliport
  • Frasca Field
  • Illini Airport


  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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