Ellington Township, Adams County, Illinois

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Ellington Township
Township
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
Adams County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°58′46″N 91°18′48″W / 39.97944°N 91.31333°W / 39.97944; -91.31333Coordinates: 39°58′46″N 91°18′48″W / 39.97944°N 91.31333°W / 39.97944; -91.31333
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 34.3 sq mi (89 km2)
 • Land 34.27 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,855
 • Density 83.3/sq mi (32.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62301, 62338, 62359
GNIS feature ID 0428956

Ellington Township is one of twenty-two townships in Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,855 and it contained 1,097 housing units.[1] The southwest corner of the township is now part of Quincy Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.3 square miles (89 km2), of which 34.27 square miles (88.8 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries: Ellington Church, Kemp, Laughlin, Powell and Voorhees.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Ellington Field
  • Mast Field

School districts[edit]

  • Community Unit School District 4
  • Quincy School District 172

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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