Somer Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Somer Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°10′49″N 88°11′13″W / 40.18028°N 88.18694°W / 40.18028; -88.18694Coordinates: 40°10′49″N 88°11′13″W / 40.18028°N 88.18694°W / 40.18028; -88.18694
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 32.68 sq mi (84.6 km2)
 • Land 32.65 sq mi (84.6 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,268
 • Density 38.8/sq mi (15.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429757

Somer Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,268 and it contained 635 housing units.[1]


Somer Township changed its name from Pleasant Hill Township on April 30, 1860.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.68 square miles (84.6 km2), of which 32.65 square miles (84.6 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains four cemeteries: Clements, Cora Brooks, Coslet and Yearsley.

Major highways[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 

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