Ellington Township, Adams County, Illinois
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 6, 1849|
|• 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)|
|• 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. The southwest corner of the township is now part of Quincy Township.
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.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
The township contains five cemeteries: Ellington Church, Kemp, Laughlin, Powell and Voorhees.
Airports and landing strips
- Ellington Field
- Mast Field
- Community Unit School District 4
- Quincy School District 172
- Illinois' 17th congressional district
- State House District 93
- State Senate District 47
- "Ellington Township, Adams County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
- United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States National Atlas
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
||Ursa Township||Mendon Township||Honey Creek Township|
|Riverside Township||Gilmer Township|
|Quincy Township||Melrose Township||Burton Township|