Cunningham Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Cunningham Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°06′31″N 88°12′19″W / 40.10861°N 88.20528°W / 40.10861; -88.20528Coordinates: 40°06′31″N 88°12′19″W / 40.10861°N 88.20528°W / 40.10861; -88.20528
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established Late 1928
 • Total 11.69 sq mi (30.3 km2)
 • Land 11.65 sq mi (30.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 42,014
 • Density 3,539.6/sq mi (1,366.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-019-18121

Cunningham Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 41,250 and it contained 19,090 housing units.[2] Cunningham Township is coterminous with the City of Urbana. It is one of two coterminous townships in Champaign County and one of seventeen coterminous townships statewide.[3]


Cunningham Township formed from Champaign Township in late 1928.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.69 square miles (30.3 km2), of which 11.65 square miles (30.2 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[2]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains three cemeteries: East Lawn, Eastlawn Addition and Harvey.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Carle Hospital Heliport
  • County Emergency Services-Disaster Agency Heliport
  • Frasca Field
  • Illini Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 42,014 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]


  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. ^ Sohl, Shannon N.; Bannovetz, James M. (May 2014). "Too Many Governments in Illinois? What is the Impact on Townships?" (PDF). Policy Profiles. Northern Illinois University. 13 (1): 1–15. Retrieved December 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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