Frankfort Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Frankfort Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′07″N 88°52′09″W / 37.90194°N 88.86917°W / 37.90194; -88.86917Coordinates: 37°54′07″N 88°52′09″W / 37.90194°N 88.86917°W / 37.90194; -88.86917
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
 • Total36.9 sq mi (96 km2)
 • Land36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.22%
Elevation
387 ft (118 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,878
 • Density192.8/sq mi (74.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62890, 62896
FIPS code17-055-27611

Frankfort Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,029 and it contained 3,362 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.9 square miles (96 km2), of which 36.46 square miles (94.4 km2) (or 98.81%) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.22%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Greenville

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these thirteen cemeteries: Bonner, Clayton, County, Crawford, Joplin, Lithuanian, Melvin, Neal, Neal, Oddfellow, Saint Johns, Tower Height and Trinity.

Major highways[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Frankfort Community Park

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,878[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Frankfort Township, Franklin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]