Darwin Township, Clark County, Illinois

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Darwin Township
Location in Clark County
Location in Clark County
Clark County's location in Illinois
Clark County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°18′01″N 87°38′31″W / 39.30028°N 87.64194°W / 39.30028; -87.64194Coordinates: 39°18′01″N 87°38′31″W / 39.30028°N 87.64194°W / 39.30028; -87.64194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clark
Established November 7, 1854
 • Total 27.58 sq mi (71.4 km2)
 • Land 27.15 sq mi (70.3 km2)
 • Water 0.43 sq mi (1.1 km2)  1.56%
Elevation 522 ft (159 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 342
 • Density 12.6/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62441, 62477
GNIS feature ID 0428874

Darwin Township is located along the Wabash River in eastern Clark County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 342 and it contained 164 housing units.[1] The township was named for the village of Darwin, which was named for the English scientist, Charles Darwin.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.58 square miles (71.4 km2), of which 27.15 square miles (70.3 km2) (or 98.44%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.56%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these three cemeteries: Bubeck, Darwin and Hall.

Major highways[edit]


School districts[edit]

  • Marshall Community Unit School District 2c

Political districts[edit]


  • Perrin, William Henry, ed.. History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois Chicago, Illinois. O. L. Baskin & Co. (1883).


  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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 100. 

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