Sidney Township, Champaign County, Illinois
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 8, 1859|
|• Total||36.44 sq mi (94.4 km2)|
|• Land||36.32 sq mi (94.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2) 0.33%|
|Elevation||669 ft (204 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||1,708|
|• Density||47.7/sq mi (18.4/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.44 square miles (94.4 km2), of which 36.32 square miles (94.1 km2) (or 99.67%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.33%) is water. The stream of Rush Branch runs through this township. The Salt Fork of the Vermilion River winds its way through the northern sections of the township. Frito-Lay has a large corn handling facility located in section 12 ( ) along the county highway between Sidney and Homer; it sits near a major Norfolk Southern east-west rail line.
Cities and towns
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
The township contains six cemeteries: Bliss, Boys Family, Brownfield, Brumley, Lynn Grove and Mount Hope.
Airports and landing strips
- Justus Airport
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- "Sidney Township, Champaign County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.