Sargent Township, Douglas County, Illinois

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Sargent Township
Township
Location in Douglas County
Location in Douglas County
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°43′34″N 88°02′16″W / 39.72611°N 88.03778°W / 39.72611; -88.03778Coordinates: 39°43′34″N 88°02′16″W / 39.72611°N 88.03778°W / 39.72611; -88.03778
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Douglas
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 • Total 47.02 sq mi (121.8 km2)
 • Land 46.95 sq mi (121.6 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.15%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 286
 • Density 6.1/sq mi (2.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61917, 61919, 61930, 61942, 61943
GNIS feature ID 0429716

Sargent Township is one of nine townships in Douglas County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 286 and it contained 127 housing units.[1] The township contains Walnut Point State Park.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 47.02 square miles (121.8 km2), of which 46.95 square miles (121.6 km2) (or 99.85%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.15%) is water.[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Albin, Gwinn and Pleasant Grove.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Villa Grove Community Unit School District * Oakland Community Unit School District 5
  • Shiloh Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 110
  • State Senate District 55

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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