Anderson Township, Clark County, Illinois

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Anderson Township
Location in Clark County
Location in Clark County
Clark County's location in Illinois
Clark County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°18′20″N 87°43′48″W / 39.30556°N 87.73000°W / 39.30556; -87.73000Coordinates: 39°18′20″N 87°43′48″W / 39.30556°N 87.73000°W / 39.30556; -87.73000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyClark
EstablishedNovember 7, 1854
Area
 • Total32.7 sq mi (85 km2)
 • Land32.31 sq mi (83.7 km2)
 • Water0.39 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.19%
Elevation
577 ft (176 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
408
 • Density12.9/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62441, 62442, 62477
FIPS code17-023-01465

Anderson Township is one of fifteen townships in Clark County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 417 and it contained 192 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.7 square miles (85 km2), of which 32.31 square miles (83.7 km2) (or 98.81%) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 1.19%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Blizzard, Fox, Norton, Shott and Ziegler.

Major highways[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016408[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Marshall Community Unit School District #C-2
  • Martinsville Community Unit School District #C-3

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Anderson Township, Clark County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]