Symmes Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Symmes Township
Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°31′44″N 87°42′17″W / 39.52889°N 87.70472°W / 39.52889; -87.70472Coordinates: 39°31′44″N 87°42′17″W / 39.52889°N 87.70472°W / 39.52889; -87.70472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
Established November 4, 1856
Area
 • Total 42.43 sq mi (109.9 km2)
 • Land 42.38 sq mi (109.8 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,158
 • Density 27.3/sq mi (10.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61944, 62423, 62441
GNIS feature ID 0429821

Symmes Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,158 and it contained 502 housing units.[1] The township was called Marion Township until May 9, 1857.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.43 square miles (109.9 km2), of which 42.38 square miles (109.8 km2) (or 99.88%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Bell Ridge

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these thirteen cemeteries: Cassady, Chronic, Elledge Holley, Laufman, Lycan, New Hope, O'Hair, Ogden, Quinn, Stephens, Swango, Walls and Zimmerly.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Paris Community Unit School District 4
  • Paris-Union School District 95

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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