Rome Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Rome Township
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
Area
 • 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)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,654
 • Density 46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62830, 62864, 62889, 62893, 62898
FIPS code 17-081-65377

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.[2]

Geography[edit]

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.[2] 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.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,654 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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