Cave Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Cave Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′24″N 88°45′27″W / 37.90667°N 88.75750°W / 37.90667; -88.75750Coordinates: 37°54′24″N 88°45′27″W / 37.90667°N 88.75750°W / 37.90667; -88.75750
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.51 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land 35.75 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.76 sq mi (2.0 km2)  2.08%
Elevation 476 ft (145 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,716
 • Density 49.1/sq mi (19.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62890, 62896
FIPS code 17-055-11813

Cave Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,756 and it contained 834 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.51 square miles (94.6 km2), of which 35.75 square miles (92.6 km2) (or 97.92%) is land and 0.76 square miles (2.0 km2) (or 2.08%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Ferber
  • Kegley
  • Locust Grove

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Carter's Temple, Clem, Downs, Eubanks, Isaacs, and Smothers.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Thompsonville Lake
  • West Frankfort City Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,716 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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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