Barren Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Barren Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°05′13″N 88°59′34″W / 38.08694°N 88.99278°W / 38.08694; -88.99278Coordinates: 38°05′13″N 88°59′34″W / 38.08694°N 88.99278°W / 38.08694; -88.99278
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
 • Total36.15 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land20.96 sq mi (54.3 km2)
 • Water15.19 sq mi (39.3 km2)  42.02%
Elevation
427 ft (130 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
492
 • Density23.7/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62884, 62897
FIPS code17-055-03818

Barren Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 496 and it contained 224 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.15 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 20.96 square miles (54.3 km2) (or 57.98%) is land and 15.19 square miles (39.3 km2) (or 42.02%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Hammond Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016492[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Sesser-Valier Community Unit School District 196

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Barren Township, Franklin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

Adjacent townships[edit]

External links[edit]