Rome Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Rome Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°26′N 88°59′W / 38.433°N 88.983°W / 38.433; -88.983Coordinates: 38°26′N 88°59′W / 38.433°N 88.983°W / 38.433; -88.983
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
 • Total 36.31 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land 36.25 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,669
 • Density 46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62830, 62864, 62889, 62893, 62898
GNIS feature ID 0429665

Rome Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,669 and it contained 771 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.31 square miles (94.0 km2), of which 36.25 square miles (93.9 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1] The township is centered at 38°26'N 88°59'W (38.430, −88.976). It is traversed north-south by Interstate Route 57 and State Route 37.

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

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The township contains these seven cemeteries: Boyd, Boyd Farm, Ebenezer, Gilead, Jennings Farm, Little Grove and Pleasant Hill.

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  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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