Lake Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Lake Township
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
Area
 • 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)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 946
 • Density 32.2/sq mi (12.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62231, 62250, 62801
FIPS code 17-027-40871

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.[2] Lake Township was formed from part of Crooked Creek (Brookside) Township.

Geography[edit]

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.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Knolhoff (also known as Rose), Posey, Trinity Lutheran, Wadsworth, and Watts.[3]

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Twenhafel Field

Lakes[edit]

  • Bear Lake
  • Mossy Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 946 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Lake Township Cemetery Index". Clinton Co ILGenWeb Project. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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