Denning Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Denning Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′29″N 88°59′03″W / 37.90806°N 88.98417°W / 37.90806; -88.98417Coordinates: 37°54′29″N 88°59′03″W / 37.90806°N 88.98417°W / 37.90806; -88.98417
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 37 sq mi (100 km2)
 • Land 35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water 1.16 sq mi (3.0 km2)  3.14%
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 5,082
 • Density 145.1/sq mi (56.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62865, 62874, 62896
FIPS code 17-055-19421

Denning Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,202 and it contained 2,371 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37 square miles (96 km2), of which 35.84 square miles (92.8 km2) (or 96.86%) is land and 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2) (or 3.14%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Denning, Follis, Hanes and Rose.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Beaver Lake
  • Cambon Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 5,082 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
  • Herrin Community Unit School District 4
  • Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188

Political districts[edit]

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. 

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