Lamotte Township, Crawford County, Illinois

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Lamotte Township
Township
The Stoner Site, an important archaeological site in the township
The Stoner Site, an important archaeological site in the township
Location in Crawford County
Location in Crawford County
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°00′53″N 87°37′12″W / 39.01472°N 87.62000°W / 39.01472; -87.62000Coordinates: 39°00′53″N 87°37′12″W / 39.01472°N 87.62000°W / 39.01472; -87.62000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 • Total 51.41 sq mi (133.2 km2)
 • Land 50.81 sq mi (131.6 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.15%
Elevation 440 ft (134 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,046
 • Density 40.3/sq mi (15.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62451, 62454
GNIS feature ID 0429229

Lamotte Township is one of ten townships in Crawford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,046 and it contained 995 housing units.[1] Its name changed from Palestine Township sometime before 1921.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 51.41 square miles (133.2 km2), of which 50.81 square miles (131.6 km2) (or 98.83%) is land and 0.59 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.15%) is water.[1] The Wabash River defines its eastern border.

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 seven cemeteries: Barbee, East Union, Green, Higgins, Kitchell, Neathery and Oak Grove.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Robinson Municipal Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Leaverton Park

School districts[edit]

  • Hutsonville Community Unit School District 1
  • Palestine Community Unit School District 3
  • Robinson Community Unit School District 2
  • Oblong Community Unit School District 4

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. 

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