Elk Prairie Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Elk Prairie Township
Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°10′N 88°59′W / 38.167°N 88.983°W / 38.167; -88.983Coordinates: 38°10′N 88°59′W / 38.167°N 88.983°W / 38.167; -88.983
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 36.66 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Land 27.47 sq mi (71.1 km2)
 • Water 9.19 sq mi (23.8 km2)  25.07%
Elevation 413 ft (126 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 725
 • Density 26.4/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62816, 62846, 62883, 62894
FIPS code 17-081-23334

Elk Prairie Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 725 and it contained 350 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.66 square miles (94.9 km2), of which 27.47 square miles (71.1 km2) (or 74.93%) is land and 9.19 square miles (23.8 km2) (or 25.07%) is water.[2] The township is centered at 38°10'N 88°59'W (38.170,-88.987).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Abner, Clampet, Mason and Old Baptist.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 725 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Waltonville Community Unit School District 1

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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