Kerr Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Kerr Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°21′35″N 87°57′48″W / 40.35972°N 87.96333°W / 40.35972; -87.96333Coordinates: 40°21′35″N 87°57′48″W / 40.35972°N 87.96333°W / 40.35972; -87.96333
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 22.25 sq mi (57.6 km2)
 • Land 22.11 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.63%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 163
 • Density 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429204

Kerr Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 163 and it contained 66 housing units.[1]


Kerr Township changed its name from Middlefork Township on April 30, 1860.[citation needed]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.25 square miles (57.6 km2), of which 22.11 square miles (57.3 km2) (or 99.37%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.63%) is water.[1] The stream of Sugar Creek runs through this township.


The township contains four cemeteries: Chenoweth, Patton, Peabody and Tomlinson.[citation needed]

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  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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