McClellan Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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McClellan Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°15′N 88°59′W / 38.250°N 88.983°W / 38.250; -88.983Coordinates: 38°15′N 88°59′W / 38.250°N 88.983°W / 38.250; -88.983
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
 • Total 35.69 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.64 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 430 ft (131 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,255
 • Density 35.2/sq mi (13.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62816, 62864, 62894, 62898
GNIS feature ID 0429299

McClellan Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,255 and it contained 534 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 35.64 square miles (92.3 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1] The township is centered at 38°15'N 88°59'W (38.258,-89.986). It is traversed north-south by Interstate Route 57, from it to the east by Interstate 64 and from I-57 to the southwest by State Route 148.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Black, Rightnower, South Hickory Hill and Wolf Prairie.


The township contains several churches including:

  • South Hickory Hill Christian Church
  • West Long Prairie Christian Church
  • Marcoe Church
  • Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Waltonville Community Unit School District 1
  • McClellan Community Consolidated School District 12
  • Mt. Vernon Township High School
  • Rend Lake Junior College

Political districts[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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