Douglas Township, Effingham County, Illinois

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Douglas Township
Township
Location in Effingham County
Location in Effingham County
Effingham County's location in Illinois
Effingham County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°10′N 88°32′W / 39.167°N 88.533°W / 39.167; -88.533Coordinates: 39°10′N 88°32′W / 39.167°N 88.533°W / 39.167; -88.533
Country United States
State Illinois
County Effingham
Established November 6, 1860
Area
 • Total 33.64 sq mi (87.1 km2)
 • Land 33.58 sq mi (87.0 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.18%
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,604
 • Density 375.3/sq mi (144.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62401, 62467
GNIS feature ID 0428906

Douglas Township is one of fifteen townships in Effingham County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,604 and it contained 5,740 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township (W½ T8N R6E + S½ T9N R6E) has a total area of 33.64 square miles (87.1 km2), of which 33.58 square miles (87.0 km2) (or 99.82%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.18%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Green Creek

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Effingham City, Green Creek, Ramsey, Saint Anthony Catholic and Saint John Lutheran.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Saint Anthony Memorial Hospital Heliport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Oak Ridge Cemetery

School districts[edit]

  • Beecher City Community Unit School District 20
  • Effingham Community Unit School District 40
  • Stewardson-Strasburg Community Unit District 5a
  • Teutopolis Community Unit School District 50

Political districts[edit]

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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