Tyrone Township, Franklin County, Illinois
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 4, 1884|
|• Total||35.81 sq mi (92.7 km2)|
|• Land||35.39 sq mi (91.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.42 sq mi (1.1 km2) 1.17%|
|Elevation||469 ft (143 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||131.5/sq mi (50.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
62812, 62822, 62825, 62865, 62891, 62983
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.81 square miles (92.7 km2), of which 35.39 square miles (91.7 km2) (or 98.83%) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.17%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Urbain, Illinois|Urbain
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
The township contains these seven cemeteries: Cook, Greenwood, Mulkeytown, Naylor, Old Mulkeytown, Reed and Ward.
- Christopher Lake
- Izaac Walton Lake
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- Illinois' 12th congressional district
- State House District 117
- State Senate District 59
According to "The Heritage of Franklin County Illinois" by Susie M. Ramsey and Flossie P. Miller (1964), "Tyrone Township was named after an old steamboat. The first land entries were made by Levi Silkwood and John Kirkpatrick in 1831, and John Mulkey in 1833." (Pg. 16, 1993 Print Shop reprint edition)
- "Tyrone Township, Franklin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
- United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States National Atlas
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
- Ramsey, Susie M. and Flossie P. Miller. "The Heritage of Franklin County Illinois". (1964, Benton Evening News).