Locust Township, Christian County, Illinois

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Locust Township
Township
Location in Christian County
Location in Christian County
Christian County's location in Illinois
Christian County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°28′51″N 89°11′39″W / 39.48083°N 89.19417°W / 39.48083; -89.19417Coordinates: 39°28′51″N 89°11′39″W / 39.48083°N 89.19417°W / 39.48083; -89.19417
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Christian
Established November 7, 1865
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land 35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)  0.72%
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,825
 • Density 50.9/sq mi (19.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62555, 62557, 62568
GNIS feature ID 0429272

Locust Township is one of seventeen townships in Christian County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,825 and it contained 263 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.84 square miles (92.8 km2) (or 99.28%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Buckeye, Donner, Durbin and Millersville.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Metsker Landing Strip

School districts[edit]

  • Central A & M Community Unit School District 21
  • Pana Community Unit School District 8
  • Taylorville Community Unit School District 3

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 98
  • State Senate District 49

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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