Camargo Township, Douglas County, Illinois

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Camargo Township
Location in Douglas County
Location in Douglas County
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°49′31″N 88°10′02″W / 39.82528°N 88.16722°W / 39.82528; -88.16722Coordinates: 39°49′31″N 88°10′02″W / 39.82528°N 88.16722°W / 39.82528; -88.16722
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Douglas
Established November 5, 1867
 • Total 38.66 sq mi (100.1 km2)
 • Land 38.59 sq mi (99.9 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 3,501
 • Density 92.9/sq mi (35.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 61919, 61953, 61956
FIPS code 17-041-10604

Camargo Township is one of nine townships in Douglas County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,585 and it contained 1,577 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.66 square miles (100.1 km2), of which 38.59 square miles (99.9 km2) (or 99.82%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[2] The Embarras River flows through the township. The township contains Spring Lake.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Broadus, Hammett and Oak Ridge.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20163,501[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
  • Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 110
  • State Senate District 55


  • "Camargo Township, Douglas County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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