Pilot Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

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Pilot Township
Location in Vermilion County
Location in Vermilion County
Coordinates: 40°13′01″N 87°51′03″W / 40.21694°N 87.85083°W / 40.21694; -87.85083Coordinates: 40°13′01″N 87°51′03″W / 40.21694°N 87.85083°W / 40.21694; -87.85083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1851
 • Total 62.17 sq mi (161.0 km2)
 • Land 62.16 sq mi (161.0 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 568
 • Density 9.4/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-183-59832

Pilot Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 587 and it contained 257 housing units.[2]


Pilot Township was one of the eight townships created in 1851.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.17 square miles (161.0 km2), of which 62.16 square miles (161.0 km2) (or 99.98%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Hope

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains eight cemeteries: Collison, Concord, Emberry Chaple, Knight's Branch, Rice, Stump, Trimmell and Underwood Family.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Collison Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 568 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


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