Rantoul Township, Champaign County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Rantoul Township
Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°16′22″N 88°09′56″W / 40.27278°N 88.16556°W / 40.27278; -88.16556Coordinates: 40°16′22″N 88°09′56″W / 40.27278°N 88.16556°W / 40.27278; -88.16556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established November 8, 1859
Area
 • Total 49.64 sq mi (128.6 km2)
 • Land 49.54 sq mi (128.3 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.22%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,273
 • Density 227.6/sq mi (87.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429618

Rantoul Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,273 and it contained 4,969 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.64 square miles (128.6 km2), of which 49.54 square miles (128.3 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries: Beckman, Eden, Elizabeth, Elmwood and Saint Elizabeth.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Schmidt Airport

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. 

External links[edit]