Stratton Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Stratton Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°36′25″N 87°35′28″W / 39.60694°N 87.59111°W / 39.60694; -87.59111Coordinates: 39°36′25″N 87°35′28″W / 39.60694°N 87.59111°W / 39.60694; -87.59111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
Established November 4, 1856
 • Total 24.8 sq mi (64 km2)
 • Land 24.8 sq mi (64 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 481
 • Density 19.4/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61944
GNIS feature ID 0429804

Stratton Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 481 and it contained 230 housing units.[1] The name of the township was Wayne Township until May 9, 1857.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.8 square miles (64 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Kentucky


The township contains these three cemeteries: Blackburn, Little Grove and Pryor. There have been records found for Oak Grove, Whalen, and Wilkins.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Paris Community Unit School District 4

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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