Songer Township, Clay County, Illinois

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Songer Township
Location in Clay County
Location in Clay County
Clay County's location in Illinois
Clay County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°41′N 88°38′W / 38.683°N 88.633°W / 38.683; -88.633Coordinates: 38°41′N 88°38′W / 38.683°N 88.633°W / 38.683; -88.633
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clay
Established November 5, 1861
 • Total 37.42 sq mi (96.9 km2)
 • Land 37.31 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.29%
Elevation 535 ft (163 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 332
 • Density 9.2/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62858, 62899
FIPS code 17-025-70486

Songer Township is one of twelve townships in Clay County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 342 and it contained 160 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township (T3N R5E) has a total area of 37.42 square miles (96.9 km2), of which 37.31 square miles (96.6 km2) (or 99.71%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.29%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Edwards Family, Oak Mound, Parker and Songer.

Major highways[edit]


  • Greendale Lake


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 332 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Flora Community Unit School District 35

Political districts[edit]


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