Mulkeytown, Illinois

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Mulkeytown, Illinois
Census-designated place
Mulkeytown is located in Illinois
Mulkeytown
Mulkeytown
Coordinates: 37°58′15″N 89°06′41″W / 37.97083°N 89.11139°W / 37.97083; -89.11139Coordinates: 37°58′15″N 89°06′41″W / 37.97083°N 89.11139°W / 37.97083; -89.11139
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Township Tyrone
Government
 • Type No Formalized Government
Area
 • Total 0.276 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Land 0.275 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 175
 • Density 636/sq mi (245.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62865
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 414225[1]

Mulkeytown is an unincorporated and census-designated place in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 175.[2]

Geography[edit]

Mulkeytown is located 309 miles (497 km) south of Chicago (via I-57 south to IL 14 west), and 95 miles (153 km) southeast of St. Louis (via I-64 east to US 51 south to IL 14 east).

Mulkeytown is located on Illinois Route 184, 3 miles (5 km) west of Christopher, in Tyrone Township, in the west-central portion of Franklin County.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Mulkeytown CDP has a total area of 0.276 square miles (0.714 km2), of which 0.423 acres (1,713 m2), or 0.24%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census, its population was 175.[3] As of 2014 the median age of residents was 53.9[4]

History[edit]

Centennial & Sesquicentennial Farms[edit]

Centennial & Sesquicentennial Farms are those family farms that have been held within a family for more than 100 or 150 years.[5]

  • DAVIS - 1848
  • GREENWOOD - 1854
  • BERNER - 1871

Education[edit]

Religious organizations[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

Historical[edit]

Notable people[edit]

  • Senator James F. Rea (Democrat) - Illinois State House of Representatives & Illinois State Senate
  • Snyder Solomon Kirkpatrick (b. February 21, 1848; d. April 5, 1909) - Attorney, U.S. Representative from Kansas, Kansas State House of Representatives

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Mulkeytown CDP, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  4. ^ U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
  5. ^ https://www.agr.state.il.us/marketing/centfarms/cent.php?act=1&