Salem Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Salem Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°45′14″N 90°02′34″W / 40.75389°N 90.04278°W / 40.75389; -90.04278Coordinates: 40°45′14″N 90°02′34″W / 40.75389°N 90.04278°W / 40.75389; -90.04278
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyKnox
EstablishedNovember 2, 1852
Area
 • Total36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land35.76 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (2 km2)  1.65%
Elevation
679 ft (207 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
967
 • Density28.1/sq mi (10.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61458, 61529, 61531, 61572
FIPS code17-095-67223

Salem Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,003 and it contained 449 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 35.76 square miles (92.6 km2) (or 98.35%) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 1.65%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Blakeslee, Summitt-Douglas, Uniontown and Yates City.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Tri-County Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Grandt Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016967[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265

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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