Six Mile Township, Franklin County, Illinois

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Six Mile Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′37″N 89°05′26″W / 37.91028°N 89.09056°W / 37.91028; -89.09056Coordinates: 37°54′37″N 89°05′26″W / 37.91028°N 89.09056°W / 37.91028; -89.09056
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
 • Total36.83 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Land36.14 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water0.69 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.87%
397 ft (121 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density107.5/sq mi (41.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62865, 62896, 62983, 62999
FIPS code17-055-70070

Six Mile Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,885 and it contained 1,741 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.83 square miles (95.4 km2), of which 36.14 square miles (93.6 km2) (or 98.13%) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.87%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these fourteen cemeteries: Browning, Butler, Dawson, Miners (Old), Miners (New), Moyers, Osage, Saint Aloysius, Saint Andrews, Saint Marys, Vaughn, Wells, Zeigler (Old), and Zeigler (New).

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]


  • B And A Lake
  • Hilyn Lake


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)3,786[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

School districts[edit]

  • Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188

Political districts[edit]


  • "Six Mile Township, Franklin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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