Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois

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Oblong Township
Location in Crawford County
Location in Crawford County
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°00′28″N 87°52′52″W / 39.00778°N 87.88111°W / 39.00778; -87.88111Coordinates: 39°00′28″N 87°52′52″W / 39.00778°N 87.88111°W / 39.00778; -87.88111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Established November 5, 1867
 • Total 57.43 sq mi (148.7 km2)
 • Land 57.39 sq mi (148.6 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.07%
Elevation 486 ft (148 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 2,711
 • Density 48.6/sq mi (18.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62449, 62454
FIPS code 17-033-55119

Oblong Township is one of ten townships in Crawford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,789 and it contained 1,251 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 57.43 square miles (148.7 km2), of which 57.39 square miles (148.6 km2) (or 99.93%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.07%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these three cemeteries: Oblong, Prier and White Oak.

Major highways[edit]


  • Oblong Lake


  • Oblong Park


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 2,711 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Oblong Community Unit School District 4
  • Robinson Community Unit School District 2

Political districts[edit]


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