Fountain Bluff Township, Jackson County, Illinois

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Fountain Bluff Township
Township
Location in Jackson County
Location in Jackson County
Jackson County's location in Illinois
Jackson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 89°32′10″W / 37.74472°N 89.53611°W / 37.74472; -89.53611Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 89°32′10″W / 37.74472°N 89.53611°W / 37.74472; -89.53611
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jackson
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 31.13 sq mi (80.6 km2)
 • Land 29.95 sq mi (77.6 km2)
 • Water 1.18 sq mi (3.1 km2)  3.79%
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 208
 • Density 6.9/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62907, 62940, 62942, 62950
GNIS feature ID 0429017

Fountain Bluff Township is one of sixteen townships in Jackson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 208 and it contained 110 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.13 square miles (80.6 km2), of which 29.95 square miles (77.6 km2) (or 96.21%) is land and 1.18 square miles (3.1 km2) (or 3.79%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Neunert Cemetery. Goodbread Cemetery. Boone Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
  • Trico Community Unit School District 176

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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