Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Sugar Creek Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°36′56″N 89°39′08″W / 38.61556°N 89.65222°W / 38.61556; -89.65222Coordinates: 38°36′56″N 89°39′08″W / 38.61556°N 89.65222°W / 38.61556; -89.65222
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyClinton
EstablishedNovember 4, 1873
Area
 • Total36.57 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Land36.54 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation
482 ft (147 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,289
 • Density169.3/sq mi (65.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62216, 62230, 62245, 62293
FIPS code17-027-73365

Sugar Creek Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,184 and it contained 2,506 housing units.[2] The township's name changed from Trenton Township on June 1, 1874.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.57 square miles (94.7 km2), of which 36.54 square miles (94.6 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Saint Francis, Saint Marys and Trenton.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Sportsman Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Cemetery

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,289[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Wesclin Community Unit School District 3

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]