Texas Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

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Texas Township
Location in DeWitt County
Location in DeWitt County
DeWitt County's location in Illinois
DeWitt County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°05′42″N 88°58′35″W / 40.09500°N 88.97639°W / 40.09500; -88.97639Coordinates: 40°05′42″N 88°58′35″W / 40.09500°N 88.97639°W / 40.09500; -88.97639
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeWitt
Established November 2, 1858
 • Total 35.71 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land 35.64 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.20%
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,246
 • Density 35/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 61727, 61756
GNIS feature ID 0429831

Texas Township is one of thirteen townships in DeWitt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,246 and it contained 536 housing units.[1] The west half of Weldon Springs State Park is in this township.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.71 square miles (92.5 km2), of which 35.64 square miles (92.3 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains Hill Cemetery and Texas Cemetery (est. 1844) near Texas Christian Church.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Margenthaler Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Clinton Community Unit School District 15
  • Maroa-Forsyth Community Unit School District 2

Political districts[edit]


  • "Texas Township, DeWitt County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-07-06.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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