Shiloh Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Shiloh Township
Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°21′N 88°59′W / 38.350°N 88.983°W / 38.350; -88.983Coordinates: 38°21′N 88°59′W / 38.350°N 88.983°W / 38.350; -88.983
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 36.32 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 453 ft (138 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,620
 • Density 182.7/sq mi (70.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62864, 62894, 62898
GNIS feature ID 0429745

Shiloh Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,620 and it contained 3,204 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.32 square miles (94.1 km2), of which 36.24 square miles (93.9 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1] The township is centered at 38°21′N 88°59′W (38.344,-88.982). It is transversed north-south by Interstate Route 57 and east-west by Interstate Route 64 and State Route 15.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these nine cemeteries: Memorial Garden, New Shiloh, Oddfellows, Old Shiloh, Pleasant Grove, Reynolds, Slade, Sunset Memorial and West Salem.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Mount Vernon Bullock Heliport

Lakes[edit]

  • Peckerwood Lake

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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