Gray Township, White County, Illinois

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Gray Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County White
Elevation 387 ft (118.0 m)
Coordinates 38°14′29″N 88°04′13″W / 38.24139°N 88.07028°W / 38.24139; -88.07028Coordinates: 38°14′29″N 88°04′13″W / 38.24139°N 88.07028°W / 38.24139; -88.07028
Area 27.39 sq mi (70.9 km2)
 - land 26.94 sq mi (70 km2)
 - water 0.45 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,141 (2010)
Organized November 7, 1871
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 618
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Location of Gray Township in White County
Location of Gray Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Gray Township is located in White County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,141 and it contained 556 housing units.[1]


Gray Township was named for James Gray, founder of Grayville.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.39 square miles (70.9 km2), of which 26.94 square miles (69.8 km2) (or 98.36%) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.64%) is water.[1]


  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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 142. 

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