Lake Township, Clinton County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lake Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°32′13″N 89°19′26″W / 38.53694°N 89.32389°W / 38.53694; -89.32389Coordinates: 38°32′13″N 89°19′26″W / 38.53694°N 89.32389°W / 38.53694; -89.32389
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
 • Total 29.93 sq mi (77.5 km2)
 • Land 29.8 sq mi (77 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.43%
Elevation 423 ft (129 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 960
 • Density 32.2/sq mi (12.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62231, 62250, 62801
GNIS feature ID 0429222

Lake Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 960 and it contained 394 housing units.[1] Lake Township was formed from part of Crooked Creek (Brookside) Township.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.93 square miles (77.5 km2), of which 29.8 square miles (77 km2) (or 99.57%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.43%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these five cemeteries: Knolhoff (also known as Rose), Posey, Trinity Lutheran, Wadsworth, and Watts.[2]

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Twenhafel Field


  • Bear Lake
  • Mossy Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1

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. 
  2. ^ "Lake Township Cemetery Index". Clinton Co ILGenWeb Project. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 

External links[edit]