Looking Glass Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Looking Glass Township
Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°30′41″N 89°39′20″W / 38.51139°N 89.65556°W / 38.51139; -89.65556Coordinates: 38°30′41″N 89°39′20″W / 38.51139°N 89.65556°W / 38.51139; -89.65556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Established November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 50.71 sq mi (131.3 km2)
 • Land 50.42 sq mi (130.6 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.8 km2)  0.57%
Elevation 430 ft (131 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 6,308
 • Density 126/sq mi (49/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62215, 62245, 62265, 62266, 62293
FIPS code 17-027-44667

Looking Glass Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,354 and it contained 2,439 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 50.71 square miles (131.3 km2), of which 50.42 square miles (130.6 km2) (or 99.43%) is land and 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) (or 0.57%) 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 four cemeteries: Green Mount, Harpstrite, New Baden and Saint Bernard.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Fischers RLA Airport

Rivers[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Broeckling Lake
  • Cooper Lake
  • Little Cooper Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Muskrat Lake
  • Queens Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,308[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Wesclin Community Unit School District 3

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]