Ramsey Township, Fayette County, Illinois

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Ramsey Township
Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°09′11″N 89°04′40″W / 39.15306°N 89.07778°W / 39.15306; -89.07778Coordinates: 39°09′11″N 89°04′40″W / 39.15306°N 89.07778°W / 39.15306; -89.07778
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Established November 9, 1859
Area
 • Total 54.49 sq mi (141.1 km2)
 • Land 54.37 sq mi (140.8 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.24%
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,851
 • Density 34/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62080, 62431
GNIS feature ID 0429616

Ramsey Township is one of 20 townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,851 and it contained 822 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 54.49 square miles (141.1 km2), of which 54.37 square miles (140.8 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.24%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Dressor

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these ten cemeteries: Bolt, Bolyard, Cothern Family, Hayes, Mathias, Monclovia, Mount Pleasant, Prater, Saint Josephs and Shedd.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Ramsey Lake

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Cowden-Herrick Community Unit School District 3a
  • Ramsey Community Unit School District 204

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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