East Bend Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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East Bend Township
Dewey Illinois grain elevators.jpg
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°21′25″N 88°17′37″W / 40.35694°N 88.29361°W / 40.35694; -88.29361Coordinates: 40°21′25″N 88°17′37″W / 40.35694°N 88.29361°W / 40.35694; -88.29361
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
 • Total 36.21 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.47%
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 584
 • Density 16.2/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0428928
Dewey Illinois Post Office.

East Bend Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 584 and it contained 257 housing units.[1]

East Bend Township was so named for a meander of the Sangamon River.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.21 square miles (93.8 km2), of which 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2) (or 99.53%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 0.47%) is water.[1] The streams of Blackford Slough, Dickerson Slough and Hillsbury Slough run through this township.

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The township contains two cemeteries: Beekman and East Bend.

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  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. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 102. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 

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