Cottonwood Township, Cumberland County, Illinois

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Cottonwood Township
Township
Location in Cumberland County
Location in Cumberland County
Cumberland County's location in Illinois
Cumberland County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°21′N 88°15′W / 39.350°N 88.250°W / 39.350; -88.250Coordinates: 39°21′N 88°15′W / 39.350°N 88.250°W / 39.350; -88.250
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Cumberland
Established November 6, 1860
Area
 • Total 32.68 sq mi (84.6 km2)
 • Land 32.67 sq mi (84.6 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 521
 • Density 15.9/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62428, 62440, 62468, 62469
GNIS feature ID 0428849

Cottonwood Township is one of eight townships in Cumberland County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 521 and it contained 231 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.68 square miles (84.6 km2), of which 32.67 square miles (84.6 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1] The Embarras River defines the township's eastern border.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Haggins, Hutton and Tippett.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Thornton Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Charleston Community Unit School District 1
  • Cumberland Community Unit School District 77
  • Neoga Community Unit School District 3

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 109
  • State Senate District 55

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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Adjacent townships[edit]