Philo Township, Champaign County, Illinois
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 8, 1859|
|• Total||36.66 sq mi (94.9 km2)|
|• Land||36.66 sq mi (94.9 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||682 ft (208 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||53.3/sq mi (20.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Philo Township changed its name from Hale Township on April 30, 1860.
Philo is Township 18 North, Range 9 East of the Third Principal Meridian.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.66 square miles (94.9 km2), all land.
Cities and towns
The township contains five cemeteries: Calvary, Captain Davidson, Champain County Poor Farm, Locust Grove and Loeffler.
Philo elevator (Section 22) was built along the Wabash—Norfolk Southern railroad.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- "Philo Township, Champaign County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.