Ridgway Township, Gallatin County, Illinois

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Ridgway Township
Location in Gallatin County
Location in Gallatin County
Gallatin County's location in Illinois
Gallatin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°49′14″N 88°12′48″W / 37.82056°N 88.21333°W / 37.82056; -88.21333Coordinates: 37°49′14″N 88°12′48″W / 37.82056°N 88.21333°W / 37.82056; -88.21333
Country United States
State Illinois
County Gallatin
Established November 5, 1890
 • Total 35.52 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land 35.51 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 937
 • Density 26.4/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62871, 62954, 62979
GNIS feature ID 0429640

Ridgway Township is one of ten townships in Gallatin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 937 and it contained 470 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.52 square miles (92.0 km2), of which 35.51 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


The township contains these ten cemeteries: Asbury, Callicott, Jackson, Jones, Lamb, New Zion, Old Cottonwood, Riley, Saint Joseph Catholic, and Saint Patrick Catholic.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Downen Heliport

School districts[edit]

  • Gallatin Community Unit School District 7

Political districts[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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