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)
 • Total 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
GNIS feature ID 0428681

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.[1]


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.[1] 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.

School districts[edit]

  • Waltonville Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[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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