Mendon Township, Adams County, Illinois

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Mendon Township
Township
Amusement rides at the Adams County Fairgrounds
Amusement rides at the Adams County Fairgrounds
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
Adams County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°05′19″N 91°17′41″W / 40.08861°N 91.29472°W / 40.08861; -91.29472Coordinates: 40°05′19″N 91°17′41″W / 40.08861°N 91.29472°W / 40.08861; -91.29472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 36.76 sq mi (95.2 km2)
 • Land 36.65 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.30%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,520
 • Density 41.5/sq mi (16.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62301, 62338, 62349, 62351, 62376
GNIS feature ID 0429353

Mendon Township is one of twenty-two townships in Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,520 and it contained 591 housing units.[1]

The township is named after Mendon, Massachusetts.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.76 square miles (95.2 km2), of which 36.65 square miles (94.9 km2) (or 99.70%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.30%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Franklin, Moyer and Saint Joseph.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Cramm Landing Area

School districts[edit]

  • 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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 205. 

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