Chatham Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

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Chatham Township
Location in Sangamon County
Location in Sangamon County
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Established November 6, 1860
 • Total 37.26 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Land 37.23 sq mi (96.4 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 7,450
 • Density 187.4/sq mi (72.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-167-12697

Chatham Township is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,978 and it contained 2,963 housing units.[2] Chatham Township changed its name from Campbell Township on September 2, 1863.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.26 square miles (96.5 km2), of which 37.23 square miles (96.4 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20167,450[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


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Coordinates: 39°39′13″N 89°45′21″W / 39.65361°N 89.75583°W / 39.65361; -89.75583