Santa Anna Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

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Santa Anna Township
Location in DeWitt County
Location in DeWitt County
DeWitt County's location in Illinois
DeWitt County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°14′23″N 88°38′55″W / 40.23972°N 88.64861°W / 40.23972; -88.64861Coordinates: 40°14′23″N 88°38′55″W / 40.23972°N 88.64861°W / 40.23972; -88.64861
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeWitt
Established November 2, 1858
 • Total 29.09 sq mi (75.3 km2)
 • Land 28.96 sq mi (75.0 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.45%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,502
 • Density 86.4/sq mi (33.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 61842
GNIS feature ID 0429713

Santa Anna Township is one of thirteen townships in DeWitt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,502 and it contained 1,116 housing units.[1] Its name was changed from Mt. Pleasant Township on June 7, 1859.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.09 square miles (75.3 km2), of which 28.96 square miles (75.0 km2) (or 99.55%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.45%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these five cemeteries: Campground, Farmer City, Greenleaf, Maple Grove and Saint Josephs Catholic.

School districts[edit]

  • Blue Ridge Community Unit School District 18
  • Deland-Weldon Community Unit School District 57

Political districts[edit]


  • "Santa Anna Township, DeWitt County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-07-06.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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