Montgomery Township, Crawford County, Illinois

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Montgomery Township
Location in Crawford County
Location in Crawford County
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°54′35″N 87°35′55″W / 38.90972°N 87.59861°W / 38.90972; -87.59861Coordinates: 38°54′35″N 87°35′55″W / 38.90972°N 87.59861°W / 38.90972; -87.59861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Established June 21, 1869
 • Total 54.5 sq mi (141 km2)
 • Land 54.04 sq mi (140.0 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)  0.83%
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 672
 • Density 12.4/sq mi (4.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62427, 62451, 62454
GNIS feature ID 0429388

Montgomery Township is one of ten townships in Crawford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 672 and it contained 301 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 54.5 square miles (141 km2), of which 54.04 square miles (140.0 km2) (or 99.16%) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 0.83%) is water.[1] The Wabash River defines its eastern border.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these twenty-three cemeteries: Allen, Baker, Bartmess, Bennett, Dickerson, Ferrell, Ford, Fuller, Ganies, Green, Green Hill, Hale, Higgins, Johnson, Lackey, Maddox, Morea, Norton, Pleasant View, Seaney, Shaw, Tobey and Wesley Chapel.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Lawrence County Community Unit District 20
  • Palestine Community Unit School District 3
  • Robinson Community Unit School District 2

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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