Prairie Township, Crawford County, Illinois

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Prairie Township
Township
Location in Crawford County
Location in Crawford County
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°07′15″N 87°47′30″W / 39.12083°N 87.79167°W / 39.12083; -87.79167Coordinates: 39°07′15″N 87°47′30″W / 39.12083°N 87.79167°W / 39.12083; -87.79167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 • Total 40.83 sq mi (105.7 km2)
 • Land 40.68 sq mi (105.4 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 545 ft (166 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 569
 • Density 14.6/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62413, 62433, 62442, 62454, 62478
FIPS code 17-033-61470

Prairie Township is one of ten townships in Crawford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 594 and it contained 268 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.83 square miles (105.7 km2), of which 40.68 square miles (105.4 km2) (or 99.63%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Cox, Dix, Eaton, Mount Pleasant and Stanfield.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 569 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Hutsonville Community Unit School District 1
  • Robinson Community Unit School District 2

Political districts[edit]

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