Denning Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Denning 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
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
 • Total37 sq mi (100 km2)
 • Land35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water1.16 sq mi (3.0 km2)  3.14%
387 ft (118 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density145.1/sq mi (56.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62865, 62874, 62896
FIPS code17-055-19421

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]


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.)


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

Major highways[edit]


  • Beaver Lake
  • Cambon Lake


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20165,082[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]


  • "Denning Township, Franklin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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