Farrington Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Farrington Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°26′N 88°45′W / 38.433°N 88.750°W / 38.433; -88.750Coordinates: 38°26′N 88°45′W / 38.433°N 88.750°W / 38.433; -88.750
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
 • Total 36.76 sq mi (95.2 km2)
 • Land 36.69 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 567
 • Density 15.5/sq mi (6.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62814, 62851, 62864, 62889
GNIS feature ID 0428995

Farrington Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 567 and it contained 246 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.76 square miles (95.2 km2), of which 36.69 square miles (95.0 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1] The township is centered at 38°26'N 88°45′W (38.429,-88.757).

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]


The township contains these eight cemeteries: Falley, Greenwalt, Harmony, Lowery, McConnaughhay, Mifflin, Mount Zion and Wells Chapel.

School districts[edit]

  • Farrington Grade School

Political districts[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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