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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
 • Total 36.9 sq mi (96 km2)
 • Land 36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.22%
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,029
 • Density 192.8/sq mi (74.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62890, 62896
GNIS feature ID 0429023

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.[1]


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.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Greenville


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]


  • Frankfort Community Park

School districts[edit]

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168

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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