Springfield Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

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Springfield Township
Location in Sangamon County
Location in Sangamon County
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Sangamon County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Established November 6, 1860
 • Total 14.33 sq mi (37.1 km2)
 • Land 14.06 sq mi (36.4 km2)
 • Water 0.27 sq mi (0.7 km2)  1.88%
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,245
 • Density 444.1/sq mi (171.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Springfield Township is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. It is made up of unincorporated areas bordering on the city of Springfield, which should not be confused with the township. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,245 and it contained 3,099 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 14.33 square miles (37.1 km2), of which 14.06 square miles (36.4 km2) (or 98.12%) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) (or 1.88%) is water.[1]


  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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Coordinates: 39°50′35″N 89°39′40″W / 39.84306°N 89.66111°W / 39.84306; -89.66111