Hunter Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Hunter Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°40′17″N 87°35′05″W / 39.67139°N 87.58472°W / 39.67139; -87.58472Coordinates: 39°40′17″N 87°35′05″W / 39.67139°N 87.58472°W / 39.67139; -87.58472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
 • Total 30.26 sq mi (78.4 km2)
 • Land 30.21 sq mi (78.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.13%
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 250
 • Density 8.3/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61924, 61944
GNIS feature ID 0429156

Hunter Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 250 and it contained 111 housing units.[1] Hunter Township was formed from portions of Stratton Township and Brouilletts Creek Township on an unknown date.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.26 square miles (78.4 km2), of which 30.21 square miles (78.2 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[1]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Clays Prairie
  • Huffmanville


The township contains these seven cemeteries: Blackman, Bright, Bruce, Cook, Saint Aloysius, Sixteen and Stafford-Crimmons.

School districts[edit]

  • Edgar County Community Unit District 6
  • Paris Community Unit School District 4

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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