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
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyChampaign
EstablishedNovember 8, 1859
Area
 • Total22.25 sq mi (57.6 km2)
 • Land22.11 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.63%
Elevation
705 ft (215 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
162
 • Density7.4/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-019-39688

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.[2]

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

Kerr is Township 22 North, Range 11 East of the Third Principal Meridian and part of Range 14 West of the Second Principal Meridian.

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.[2] The stream of Sugar Creek runs through this township.

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016162[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  • "Kerr Township, Champaign County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

External links[edit]