Ross Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

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Ross Township
Township
Location in Vermilion County
Location in Vermilion County
Coordinates: 40°21′24″N 87°38′04″W / 40.35667°N 87.63444°W / 40.35667; -87.63444Coordinates: 40°21′24″N 87°38′04″W / 40.35667°N 87.63444°W / 40.35667; -87.63444
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1851
Area
 • Total 43.51 sq mi (112.7 km2)
 • Land 43.51 sq mi (112.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,617
 • Density 37.2/sq mi (14.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429677

Ross Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,617 and it contained 704 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Ross Township was one of the eight townships created in 1851.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.51 square miles (112.7 km2), all land.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Rossville Junction

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Bethel, Mann's Chapel, Miller and Prairie Chapel.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • James M. Adams Airport

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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