Rantoul Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Rantoul 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
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyChampaign
EstablishedNovember 8, 1859
Area
 • Total49.64 sq mi (128.6 km2)
 • Land49.54 sq mi (128.3 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.22%
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
11,156
 • Density227.6/sq mi (87.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-019-62796

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.[2]

Geography[edit]

Rantoul is Township 21 North, Range 9 East and part of Range 10 East of the Third Principal Meridian.

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.[2]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201611,156[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  • "Rantoul Township, Champaign County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

External links[edit]