Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois

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Oblong Township
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
Area
 • 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)
 • Total 2,789
 • Density 48.6/sq mi (18.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62449, 62454
GNIS feature ID 0429474

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.[1]

Geography[edit]

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.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Oblong Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Oblong Park

School districts[edit]

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

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. 

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