South Wheatland Township, Macon County, Illinois

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South Wheatland Township
Township
Location in Macon County
Location in Macon County
Macon County's location in Illinois
Macon County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°47′N 88°59′W / 39.783°N 88.983°W / 39.783; -88.983Coordinates: 39°47′N 88°59′W / 39.783°N 88.983°W / 39.783; -88.983
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macon
Settlement November 8, 1859
Area
 • Total 28.24 sq mi (73.1 km2)
 • Land 27.84 sq mi (72.1 km2)
 • Water 0.39 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.38%
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,143
 • Density 148.8/sq mi (57.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

South Wheatland Township is located in Macon County, Illinois, South of Decatur. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,143 and it contained 1,861 housing units.[1] The South Wheatland Fire Protection District consists of 5 officers; 1 Chief, 1 Asst. Chief, 1 Captain, and 2 Lieutenants, and 14 Firefighters, as well as 5 members on the Board of Trustees.

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Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.24 square miles (73.1 km2), of which 27.84 square miles (72.1 km2) (or 98.58%) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 1.38%) is water.[1]

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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