East Fork Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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East Fork Township
Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°41′57″N 89°11′49″W / 38.69917°N 89.19694°W / 38.69917; -89.19694Coordinates: 38°41′57″N 89°11′49″W / 38.69917°N 89.19694°W / 38.69917; -89.19694
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Established November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 37.62 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Land 31.58 sq mi (81.8 km2)
 • Water 6.04 sq mi (15.6 km2)  16.06%
Elevation 476 ft (145 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 400
 • Density 12.7/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62231, 62253, 62283 62882
GNIS feature ID 0428931

East Fork Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 400 and it contained 236 housing units.[1] Its name changed to Morris on June 1, 1874 and then back to East Fork.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.62 square miles (97.4 km2), of which 31.58 square miles (81.8 km2) (or 83.94%) is land and 6.04 square miles (15.6 km2) (or 16.06%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Brewster, Clark, Ebenezer, Hawkins, New Carter, Old Carter, Prairie Chapel and Prichett.

Rivers[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1
  • Patoka Community Unit School District 100
  • Sandoval Community Unit School District 501

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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