Taylorville Township, Christian County, Illinois

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Taylorville Township
Township
Location in Christian County
Location in Christian County
Christian County's location in Illinois
Christian County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°34′04″N 89°19′04″W / 39.56778°N 89.31778°W / 39.56778; -89.31778Coordinates: 39°34′04″N 89°19′04″W / 39.56778°N 89.31778°W / 39.56778; -89.31778
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Christian
Established November 7, 1865
Area
 • Total 42.86 sq mi (111.0 km2)
 • Land 42.56 sq mi (110.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  0.70%
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,483
 • Density 293.3/sq mi (113.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62531, 62540, 62568
GNIS feature ID 0429827

Taylorville Township is one of seventeen townships in Christian County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,483 and it contained 5,924 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.86 square miles (111.0 km2), of which 42.56 square miles (110.2 km2) (or 99.30%) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (or 0.70%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Langley, Oak Hill and Young.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Taylorville Municipal Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Edinburg Community Unit School District 4
  • Taylorville Community Unit School District 3

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 87
  • State House District 98
  • State Senate District 44
  • State Senate District 49

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. 

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