Chatham Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

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Chatham Township
Township
Location in Sangamon County
Location in Sangamon County
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountySangamon
EstablishedNovember 6, 1860
Area
 • Total37.26 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Land37.23 sq mi (96.4 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
7,450
 • Density187.4/sq mi (72.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-167-12697

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.

Geography[edit]

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]

Demographics[edit]

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

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.

External links[edit]

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