Payson Township, Adams County, Illinois

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Payson Township
Township
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
Adams County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°47′59″N 91°12′28″W / 39.79972°N 91.20778°W / 39.79972; -91.20778Coordinates: 39°47′59″N 91°12′28″W / 39.79972°N 91.20778°W / 39.79972; -91.20778
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 38.32 sq mi (99.2 km2)
 • Land 38.28 sq mi (99.1 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 571 ft (174 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,795
 • Density 46.9/sq mi (18.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62343, 62347, 62360, 62365
GNIS feature ID 0429536

Payson Township is one of twenty-two townships in Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,795 and it contained 738 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.32 square miles (99.2 km2), of which 38.28 square miles (99.1 km2) (or 99.90%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Dunn, Newmaw Family, Nichols Family, Payson New, Payson Old, Richland and Steward.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Krutmeier Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Payson 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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