Panther Creek Township, Cass County, Illinois

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Panther Creek Township
Location in Cass County
Location in Cass County
Cass County's location in Illinois
Cass County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°00′10″N 90°06′22″W / 40.00278°N 90.10611°W / 40.00278; -90.10611Coordinates: 40°00′10″N 90°06′22″W / 40.00278°N 90.10611°W / 40.00278; -90.10611
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cass
Established November 6, 1923
 • Total 35.57 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 35.49 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.20%
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 291
 • Density 8.2/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62627, 62691
GNIS feature ID 0429525

Panther Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Cass County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 291 and it contained 148 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.57 square miles (92.1 km2), of which 35.49 square miles (91.9 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Allendale, Bell, Chandlerville City and Pontiac.

Major highways[edit]


  • Panther Creek Conservation Area (east quarter)
  • Panther Creek State Wildlife Refuge

School districts[edit]

  • A C Central Community Unit School District 262
  • Virginia Community Unit School District 64

Political districts[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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