Prairie Township, Crawford County, Illinois

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Prairie Township
Township
Location in Crawford County
Location in Crawford County
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°07′15″N 87°47′30″W / 39.12083°N 87.79167°W / 39.12083; -87.79167Coordinates: 39°07′15″N 87°47′30″W / 39.12083°N 87.79167°W / 39.12083; -87.79167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 • Total 40.83 sq mi (105.7 km2)
 • Land 40.68 sq mi (105.4 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 545 ft (166 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 594
 • Density 14.6/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62413, 62433, 62442, 62454, 62478
GNIS feature ID 0429594

Prairie Township is one of ten townships in Crawford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 594 and it contained 268 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.83 square miles (105.7 km2), of which 40.68 square miles (105.4 km2) (or 99.63%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Cox, Dix, Eaton, Mount Pleasant and Stanfield.

School districts[edit]

  • Hutsonville Community Unit School District 1
  • Robinson Community Unit School District 2

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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