Embarrass Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Embarrass Township
Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°40′23″N 87°55′05″W / 39.67306°N 87.91806°W / 39.67306; -87.91806Coordinates: 39°40′23″N 87°55′05″W / 39.67306°N 87.91806°W / 39.67306; -87.91806
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
Established November 4, 1856
Area
 • Total 44.14 sq mi (114.3 km2)
 • Land 44.14 sq mi (114.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 620
 • Density 14/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61917, 61933, 61943, 61944, 61949
GNIS feature ID 0428966

Embarrass Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 620 and it contained 288 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.14 square miles (114.3 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Catfish
  • New Athens

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Catfish, Catfish Point, Embarrass, Scott and Zimmerman. Shield cemetery lies on Coles county line, half in Embarrass township. Housel cemetery has records also.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Ewing Landing Strip
  • Lamkey Landing Strip

School districts[edit]

  • Kansas Community Unit School District 3
  • Oakland Community Unit School District 5
  • Shiloh Community Unit School District 1

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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