Laenna Township, Logan County, Illinois

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Laenna Township
Location in Logan County
Location in Logan County
Logan County's location in Illinois
Logan County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 7, 1865
 • Total35.07 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Land35.05 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
 • Estimate 
 • Density16.7/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-107-40624

Laenna Township is located in Logan County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 584 and it contained 282 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.07 square miles (90.8 km2), of which 35.05 square miles (90.8 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[2]

The township includes the geographical center of the State of Illinois, a small monument to which has been erected at 40°3.157'N 89°11.087'W (40.05259,-89.18482), in a park southeast of Melvin Street and East Olive Street in the village of Chestnut.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016562[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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Coordinates: 40°01′N 89°12′W / 40.017°N 89.200°W / 40.017; -89.200