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)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,192
 • Density 33.9/sq mi (13.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62810, 62814, 62872
FIPS code 17-081-58564

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.[2]


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.[2] 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]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,192 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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