Farmington Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Farmington Township
Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 90°03′18″W / 40.66417°N 90.05500°W / 40.66417; -90.05500Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 90°03′18″W / 40.66417°N 90.05500°W / 40.66417; -90.05500
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 35.82 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Land 35.62 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.53%
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,350
 • Density 94/sq mi (36/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61520, 61531
GNIS feature ID 0428993

Farmington Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,350 and it contained 1,457 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Farmington Township is named after Farmington, Connecticut.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.82 square miles (92.8 km2), of which 35.62 square miles (92.3 km2) (or 99.44%) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2) (or 0.53%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Coal Creek, Hill, Oak Ridge, Pleasant Hill and Providence Chapel.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Canton Union School District 66
  • Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265

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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 124. 

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