Ewing Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Ewing Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°04′45″N 88°52′42″W / 38.07917°N 88.87833°W / 38.07917; -88.87833Coordinates: 38°04′45″N 88°52′42″W / 38.07917°N 88.87833°W / 38.07917; -88.87833
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
 • Total 38.02 sq mi (98.5 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Water 2.12 sq mi (5.5 km2)  5.58%
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,322
 • Density 37.5/sq mi (14.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62836, 62846, 62897
FIPS code 17-055-24686

Ewing Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population consisted of 1,345 in 657 households.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.02 square miles (98.5 km2), of which 35.9 square miles (93 km2) (or 94.42%) is land and 2.12 square miles (5.5 km2) (or 5.58%) is water.[2] The east portion of the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area is in this township, as is Rend Lake.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

School Districts[edit]

Ewing-Northern Grade School 115

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Cypher, Franklin, King, Miller, Overturf, Phillips, Shiloh, Thurmond and Winemiller.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Rend Lake Conservancy District Heliport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,322 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]


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