Kansas Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Kansas Township
Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°32′46″N 87°55′39″W / 39.54611°N 87.92750°W / 39.54611; -87.92750Coordinates: 39°32′46″N 87°55′39″W / 39.54611°N 87.92750°W / 39.54611; -87.92750
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
Established November 4, 1856
Area
 • Total 40.54 sq mi (105.0 km2)
 • Land 40.53 sq mi (105.0 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,003
 • Density 24.7/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61933, 61944
GNIS feature ID 0429195

Kansas Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,003 and it contained 486 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.54 square miles (105.0 km2), of which 40.53 square miles (105.0 km2) (or 99.98%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Warrington

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Boyer, Cornwell, Fairview, Harmony, Pleasant Hill, Poulter, Waite and Wilhoit.

Major highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Kansas Township contains two schools: Kansas Elementary School and Kansas High School.

School districts[edit]

  • Kansas Community Unit School District 3
  • 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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