Mulkeytown, Illinois

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Mulkeytown, Illinois
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
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
TownshipTyrone
Government
 • TypeNo Formalized Government
Area
 • Total0.28 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Land0.28 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation449 ft (137 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total162
 • Density589.09/sq mi (227.33/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62865
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID414225[2]

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.[3]

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.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020162
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the 2010 census, its population was 175.[5] The racial makeup was 99.4% white and 0.6% Asian. As of 2014 the median age of residents was 53.9[6]

History[edit]

Centennial and sesquicentennial farms[edit]

Centennial and sesquicentennial farms are those family farms that have been held within a family for more than 100 or 150 years.[7]

  • Davis - 1848
  • Greenwood - 1854
  • Berner - 1871

Education[edit]

Religious organizations[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

Historical[edit]

Notable people[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mulkeytown, Illinois
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Mulkeytown CDP, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 15 March 2011.
  6. ^ U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
  7. ^ https://www.agr.state.il.us/marketing/centfarms/cent.php?act=1&[dead link]
  8. ^ Christopher Unit School District #99