Blissville Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Blissville Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°15′N 89°5′W / 38.250°N 89.083°W / 38.250; -89.083Coordinates: 38°15′N 89°5′W / 38.250°N 89.083°W / 38.250; -89.083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
 • Total 34.75 sq mi (90.0 km2)
 • Land 34.71 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 469 ft (143 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 404
 • Density 11.6/sq mi (4.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62808, 62883, 62894, 62898
FIPS code 17-081-06496

Blissville Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 404 and it contained 172 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.75 square miles (90.0 km2), of which 34.71 square miles (89.9 km2) (or 99.88%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[2] The township is centered at 38°15'N 89°5'W (38.257,-89.088).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these six cemeteries: Gilbert, Knob Prairie, Minson, Mount Zion, Quinn and Taylor.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 404 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Waltonville Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[edit]


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