Otego Township, Fayette County, Illinois

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Otego Township
Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°57′09″N 88°58′45″W / 38.95250°N 88.97917°W / 38.95250; -88.97917Coordinates: 38°57′09″N 88°58′45″W / 38.95250°N 88.97917°W / 38.95250; -88.97917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Established November 9, 1859
Area
 • Total 35.42 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Land 35.34 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.23%
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,511
 • Density 42.8/sq mi (16.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62418, 62471, 62838, 62857, 62880
GNIS feature ID 0429512

Otego Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,511 and it contained 666 housing units.[1] Its name changed from Cumberland township on September 24, 1860. Overcup Church is located in this township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.42 square miles (91.7 km2), of which 35.34 square miles (91.5 km2) (or 99.77%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.23%) 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 six cemeteries: Arm Prairie, Griffith, Mitchell Family, Morton, Pilcher and Winslow Pilcher.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Brownstown Community Unit School District 201
  • Vandalia Community Unit School District 203

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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