Allison Township, Lawrence County, Illinois
Location of Allison Township in Lawrence County
|Settled||November 4, 1856|
|• Total||45.34 sq mi (117.4 km2)|
|• Land||44.54 sq mi (115.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.8 sq mi (2 km2)|
|Elevation||404 ft (123 m)|
|• Density||5.9/sq mi (2.3/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Allison Township derives its name from Allison's Prairie, which was settled by the Allison family in the 1810s.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 45.34 square miles (117.4 km2), of which 44.54 square miles (115.4 km2) (or 98.24%) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (or 1.76%) is water.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
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