Cooper Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

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Cooper Township
Location in Sangamon County
Location in Sangamon County
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 6, 1860
 • Total28.72 sq mi (74.4 km2)
 • Land28.53 sq mi (73.9 km2)
 • Water0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.66%
 • Estimate 
 • Density31.3/sq mi (12.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-167-16223

Cooper Township is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 893 and it contained 345 housing units.[2]

The unincorporated community of Buckhart was located at the intersection of Buckhart and Young Roads, and the Buckhart Cemetery is now also known as the Cooper Cemetery and commonly as Oak Hill Cemetery.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.72 square miles (74.4 km2), of which 28.53 square miles (73.9 km2) (or 99.34%) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2) (or 0.66%) is water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016882[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


  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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Coordinates: 39°44′38″N 89°26′24″W / 39.74389°N 89.44000°W / 39.74389; -89.44000