Denning Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Denning 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′29″N 88°59′03″W / 37.90806°N 88.98417°W / 37.90806; -88.98417Coordinates: 37°54′29″N 88°59′03″W / 37.90806°N 88.98417°W / 37.90806; -88.98417
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 37 sq mi (100 km2)
 • Land 35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water 1.16 sq mi (3.0 km2)  3.14%
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,202
 • Density 145.1/sq mi (56.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62865, 62874, 62896
GNIS feature ID 0428888

Denning Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,202 and it contained 2,371 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37 square miles (96 km2), of which 35.84 square miles (92.8 km2) (or 96.86%) is land and 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2) (or 3.14%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Denning, Follis, Hanes and Rose.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Beaver Lake
  • Cambon Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
  • Herrin Community Unit School District 4
  • Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188

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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