Six Mile Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Six Mile Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′37″N 89°05′26″W / 37.91028°N 89.09056°W / 37.91028; -89.09056Coordinates: 37°54′37″N 89°05′26″W / 37.91028°N 89.09056°W / 37.91028; -89.09056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.83 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Land 36.14 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0.69 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.87%
Elevation 397 ft (121 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,885
 • Density 107.5/sq mi (41.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62865, 62896, 62983, 62999
GNIS feature ID 0429754

Six Mile Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,885 and it contained 1,741 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.83 square miles (95.4 km2), of which 36.14 square miles (93.6 km2) (or 98.13%) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.87%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these fourteen cemeteries: Browning, Butler, Dawson, Miners (Old), Miners (New), Moyers, Osage, Saint Aloysius, Saint Andrews, Saint Marys, Vaughn, Wells, Zeigler (Old), and Zeigler (New).

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • B And A Lake
  • Hilyn Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188

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. 
  2. ^ Illinois: Airport Locations in Illinois
  3. ^ Adams Airport - Illinois - Map and Area Photos
  4. ^ Getting to Carbondale: By plane - Illinois Travel Guide - iGuide

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