Emma Township, White County, Illinois

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Coordinates: 37°58′32″N 88°05′06″W / 37.97556°N 88.08500°W / 37.97556; -88.08500
Emma Township
Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County White
Elevation 358 ft (109.1 m)
Coordinates 37°58′32″N 88°05′06″W / 37.97556°N 88.08500°W / 37.97556; -88.08500
Area 66.01 sq mi (171 km2)
 - land 63.32 sq mi (164 km2)
 - water 2.69 sq mi (7 km2)
Population 387 (2010)
Organized November 7, 1871
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code XXXXX
Area code 618
Location of Emma Township in White County
Location of Emma Township in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Emma Township is located in White County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 387 and it contained 235 housing units.[1]

Three significant archaeological sites are located in the township: the Hubele Mounds and Village Site southeast of Maunie;[2] the Wilson Mounds and Village Site at Rising Sun;[3] and the Bieker-Wilson Village Site east of New Haven.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 66.01 square miles (171.0 km2), of which 63.32 square miles (164.0 km2) (or 95.92%) is land and 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2) (or 4.08%) is water.[1]

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. 
  2. ^ Bodner, Connie. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hubele Mounds and Village Site. National Park Service, 1976-07, 8.
  3. ^ Bodner, Connie. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Wilson Mounds and Village Site. National Park Service, 1976-07, 6.
  4. ^ Maruszak, Kathleen. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Bieker-Wilson Village Site. National Park Service, 1977-06, 5.

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