Spring Garden Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Spring Garden Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°10′N 88°53′W / 38.167°N 88.883°W / 38.167; -88.883Coordinates: 38°10′N 88°53′W / 38.167°N 88.883°W / 38.167; -88.883
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jefferson
 • Total 38.09 sq mi (98.7 km2)
 • Land 36.71 sq mi (95.1 km2)
 • Water 1.38 sq mi (3.6 km2)  3.62%
Elevation 486 ft (148 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,307
 • Density 90.1/sq mi (34.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62810, 62816, 62836, 62846, 62864
GNIS feature ID 0429787

Spring Garden Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,307 and it contained 649 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.09 square miles (98.7 km2), of which 36.71 square miles (95.1 km2) (or 96.38%) is land and 1.38 square miles (3.6 km2) (or 3.62%) is water.[1] The township is centered at 38°10'N 88°53'W (38.174,-88.877). It is traversed north-south by Interstate Route 57 and State Route 37.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these seven cemeteries: Carroll, Fitzgerrell, Hope, Kirk, Knowles, Round Knob and Smith.

Major highways[edit]


  • Holiness Camp

Political districts[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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