Pendleton Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Pendleton Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°16′N 88°45′W / 38.267°N 88.750°W / 38.267; -88.750Coordinates: 38°16′N 88°45′W / 38.267°N 88.750°W / 38.267; -88.750
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
 • Total 35.73 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land 35.53 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.56%
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,206
 • Density 33.9/sq mi (13.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62810, 62814, 62872
GNIS feature ID 0429544

Pendleton Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,206 and it contained 461 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.73 square miles (92.5 km2), of which 35.53 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.44%) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 0.56%) is water.[1] The township is centered at 38°16'N 88°45'W (38.259,-89.755). It is traversed east-west by Interstate Route 64 and northwest to southeast by State Route 142.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Flint, Laird, New Hope, Opdyke, Rentchler, Richardson Farm, Shelton, Smith and Wall Farm.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10

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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