Philo Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Philo Township
Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°00′38″N 88°10′55″W / 40.01056°N 88.18194°W / 40.01056; -88.18194Coordinates: 40°00′38″N 88°10′55″W / 40.01056°N 88.18194°W / 40.01056; -88.18194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established November 8, 1859
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,927
 • Density 53.3/sq mi (20.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-019-59546

Philo Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,954 and it contained 756 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Philo Township changed its name from Hale Township on April 30, 1860.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.66 square miles (94.9 km2), all land.[2]

Cities and towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries: Calvary, Captain Davidson, Champain County Poor Farm, Locust Grove and Loeffler.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,927[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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