Piasa Township, Jersey County, Illinois

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Piasa Township
Location in Jersey County
Location in Jersey County
Jersey County's location in Illinois
Jersey County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 90°12′31″W / 39.04889°N 90.20861°W / 39.04889; -90.20861Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 90°12′31″W / 39.04889°N 90.20861°W / 39.04889; -90.20861
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJersey
EstablishedNovember 5, 1878
Area
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land35.99 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.30%
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
3,193
 • Density93.8/sq mi (36.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62012, 62035, 62052
FIPS code17-083-59598

Piasa Township is one of eleven townships in Jersey County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,376 and it contained 1,321 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.99 square miles (93.2 km2) (or 99.70%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.30%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Botts, Edwards, Eldridge, Marston and Saint Alphonsus.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Thunderbird Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20163,193[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Piasa Township, Jersey County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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