Ross Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Ross Township
Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 87°43′00″W / 39.84028°N 87.71667°W / 39.84028; -87.71667Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 87°43′00″W / 39.84028°N 87.71667°W / 39.84028; -87.71667
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
Established November 4, 1856
Area
 • Total 36.56 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Land 36.56 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,594
 • Density 43.6/sq mi (16.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61870, 61924
GNIS feature ID 0429675

Ross Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,594 and it contained 773 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.56 square miles (94.7 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Cherry Point
  • Mabel
  • Mortimer
  • Scotts
  • Woodyard

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Gaines, Ross and Woodland. There is a Bacon Cemetery on the North West edge of town that has a few tombstones.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Edgar County Community Unit District 6

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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