Ora Township, Jackson County, Illinois

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Ora Township
Township
Location in Jackson County
Location in Jackson County
Jackson County's location in Illinois
Jackson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′40″N 89°25′31″W / 37.91111°N 89.42528°W / 37.91111; -89.42528Coordinates: 37°54′40″N 89°25′31″W / 37.91111°N 89.42528°W / 37.91111; -89.42528
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jackson
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.73 sq mi (95.1 km2)
 • Land 36.63 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.27%
Elevation 453 ft (138 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 514
 • Density 14/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62274, 62907, 62966, 62994
GNIS feature ID 0429497

Ora Township is one of sixteen townships in Jackson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 514 and it contained 210 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.73 square miles (95.1 km2), of which 36.63 square miles (94.9 km2) (or 99.73%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.27%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Birkner, Creek Paum, Ditzler, Graff, Joubert, King, Underwood and Williamson.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Elverado Community Unit School District 196
  • Trico Community Unit School District 176

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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