LaClede Township, Fayette County, Illinois

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LaClede Township
Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°52′19″N 88°45′00″W / 38.87194°N 88.75000°W / 38.87194; -88.75000Coordinates: 38°52′19″N 88°45′00″W / 38.87194°N 88.75000°W / 38.87194; -88.75000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Established November 9, 1859
Area
 • Total 36.84 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Land 36.8 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 909
 • Density 24.7/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62426, 62838, 62880
GNIS feature ID 0429215

LaClede Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 909 and it contained 408 housing units.[1]

LaClede Township was named for Pierre Laclede, the founder of St. Louis, Missouri.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.84 square miles (95.4 km2), of which 36.8 square miles (95 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

  • Farina (northeast three-quarters)

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Farina Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Altamont Community Unit School District 10
  • Effingham Community Unit School District 40
  • South Central Community Unit School District 401

Political districts[edit]

References[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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Government Printing Office. p. 178. 

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