Lanesville Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lanesville Township
Location in Sangamon County
Location in Sangamon County
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Established 1875
 • Supervisor Charles K. Kilhoffer
 • Total 36.21 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.21 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Population (2010)
 • Total 208
 • Density 5.7/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Lanesville Township is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 208 and it contained 84 housing units.[1] Lanesville Township formed from Illiopolis Township in 1875 under the name of Wheatfield, which was subsequently changed to Lanesville.

It comprises parts of government townships 15, 16 and 17 north, range 2 west, and is bounded on the east by Illiopolis Township, south by the Sangamon River, west by Mechanicsburg Township and Buffalo Hart Township Buffalo Hart and north by Logan County.


Lanesville Township is served by three school districts:


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.21 square miles (93.8 km2), all land.[1]


  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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 89°20′09″W / 39.84028°N 89.33583°W / 39.84028; -89.33583