Sangamon Township, Piatt County, Illinois

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Sangamon Township
Township
Grain elevators in the unincorporated hamlet of Galesville, in section 32 of Sangamon township.
Grain elevators in the unincorporated hamlet of Galesville, in section 32 of Sangamon township.
Location in Piatt County
Location in Piatt County
Coordinates: 40°06′40″N 88°30′52″W / 40.11111°N 88.51444°W / 40.11111; -88.51444Coordinates: 40°06′40″N 88°30′52″W / 40.11111°N 88.51444°W / 40.11111; -88.51444
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Established November 8, 1859
Area
 • Total 47.25 sq mi (122.4 km2)
 • Land 47.18 sq mi (122.2 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.13%
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,357
 • Density 50/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429711

Sangamon Township is a township in Piatt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,357 and it contained 929 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 47.25 square miles (122.4 km2), of which 47.18 square miles (122.2 km2) (or 99.85%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Buck Pond (historical). The stream of Madden Creek runs through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Centerville

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains nine cemeteries: Argo, Boyer, Bucks Pond, Camp Creek, Hughes, Ingram, Mackey, Madden and Mallory.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Clapper 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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