South Homer Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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South Homer Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°01′24″N 87°58′19″W / 40.02333°N 87.97194°W / 40.02333; -87.97194Coordinates: 40°01′24″N 87°58′19″W / 40.02333°N 87.97194°W / 40.02333; -87.97194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Settled November 8, 1859
 • Total 28.26 sq mi (73.2 km2)
 • Land 27.96 sq mi (72.4 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  1.06%
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,601
 • Density 57.3/sq mi (22.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429768

South Homer Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,601 and it contained 681 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.26 square miles (73.2 km2), of which 27.96 square miles (72.4 km2) (or 98.94%) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (or 1.06%) is water.[1] The Salt Fork of the Vermilion River winds its way through the north west section of the township. The confluence of 40°N 88°W / 40°N 88°W / 40; -88 lies in a farm field, in section 19 of the township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains two cemeteries: Homer Grand Army of the Republic and Lost Grove.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Homer Airport (historical)


  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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