Mattoon Township, Coles County, Illinois

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Mattoon Township
Location in Coles County
Location in Coles County
Coles County's location in Illinois
Coles County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°29′N 88°25′W / 39.483°N 88.417°W / 39.483; -88.417Coordinates: 39°29′N 88°25′W / 39.483°N 88.417°W / 39.483; -88.417
Country United States
State Illinois
County Coles
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,817
 • Density 437.3/sq mi (168.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61928, 61938
GNIS feature ID 0429340

Mattoon Township is one of twelve townships in Coles County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,817 and it contained 7,536 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.17 square miles (93.7 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Lane Acres
  • Lipsey
  • Magnet
  • Wabash Point


The township contains two cemeteries: Calvary and Dodge Grove.

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