Cass Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Cass Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°29′41″N 90°16′54″W / 40.49472°N 90.28167°W / 40.49472; -90.28167Coordinates: 40°29′41″N 90°16′54″W / 40.49472°N 90.28167°W / 40.49472; -90.28167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 39.55 sq mi (102.4 km2)
 • Land 39.4 sq mi (102 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.38%
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 605
 • Density 15.8/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61427, 61477, 61542
FIPS code 17-057-11696

Cass Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 622 and it contained 271 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.55 square miles (102.4 km2), of which 39.4 square miles (102 km2) (or 99.62%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.38%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

  • Totten Prairie
  • Gobbler's Knob
  • Travis was an old town site near Poverty Ridge which was near seville and the old fuller mill. It is said that the foundation of the mill can still be found. Travis did not become nothing but an old forgotten town site which never organized.


The township contains these six cemeteries: Baughman, Buckeye, Fuller, Henderson, Howard and Sinnett Chapel.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 605 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Community Unit School District 3 Fulton City

Political districts[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". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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