Stanton Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Stanton Township
Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°11′14″N 88°03′53″W / 40.18722°N 88.06472°W / 40.18722; -88.06472Coordinates: 40°11′14″N 88°03′53″W / 40.18722°N 88.06472°W / 40.18722; -88.06472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Area
 • Total 34.76 sq mi (90.0 km2)
 • Land 34.71 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.17%
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 505
 • Density 14.6/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429793

Stanton Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 505 and it contained 202 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Stanton Township formed from a portion of St. Joseph Township on an unknown date. The first settler in the township was called Samuel McClughen, who came from Ohio in 1834.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.76 square miles (90.0 km2), of which 34.71 square miles (89.9 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[1] The stream of Spoon River runs through this township.

Cemeteries[edit]

Cemeteries in Stanton Township include: Huls Cemetery South (also known as Stanton Friends or Friends Church)[1].

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Flessner Landing Field

References[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. 
  2. ^ http://history.rays-place.com/il/cham-stanton.htm

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