Carson Township, Fayette County, Illinois

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Carson Township
Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°08′08″N 89°00′05″W / 39.13556°N 89.00139°W / 39.13556; -89.00139Coordinates: 39°08′08″N 89°00′05″W / 39.13556°N 89.00139°W / 39.13556; -89.00139
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 17.83 sq mi (46.2 km2)
 • Land 17.79 sq mi (46.1 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.17%
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 139
 • Density 7.9/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62080, 62431
FIPS code 17-051-11501

Carson Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 141 and it contained 72 housing units.[2] This township was formed from Bowling Green Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.83 square miles (46.2 km2), of which 17.79 square miles (46.1 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[2]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Twin Churches

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Blankenship, Reed, Staff and Welch.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 139 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Cowden-Herrick Community Unit School District 3a
  • Ramsey Community Unit School District 204

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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