Meridian Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Meridian Township
Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°38′00″N 89°12′00″W / 38.63333°N 89.20000°W / 38.63333; -89.20000Coordinates: 38°38′00″N 89°12′00″W / 38.63333°N 89.20000°W / 38.63333; -89.20000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Established November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 36.89 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Land 36.82 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 547
 • Density 14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62231, 62283 62801, 62882
GNIS feature ID 0427930

Meridian Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 547 and it contained 255 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.89 square miles (95.5 km2), of which 36.82 square miles (95.4 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Bethlehem Lutheran and Stacey.[2]

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1
  • Sandoval Community Unit School District 501

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. ^ "Meridian Township Cemetery Index". Clinton Co ILGenWeb Project. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 

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