Versailles Township, Brown County, Illinois

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Versailles Township
Location in Brown County
Location in Brown County
Brown County's location in Illinois
Brown County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°53′04″N 90°37′43″W / 39.88444°N 90.62861°W / 39.88444; -90.62861Coordinates: 39°53′04″N 90°37′43″W / 39.88444°N 90.62861°W / 39.88444; -90.62861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Brown
Established November 8, 1853
 • Total 36.7 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Land 36.06 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Water 0.64 sq mi (1.7 km2)  1.74%
Elevation 574 ft (175 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 750
 • Density 20.8/sq mi (8.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62353, 62378
GNIS feature ID 0429869

Versailles Township is one of nine townships in Brown County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 750 and it contained 382 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.7 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.06 square miles (93.4 km2) (or 98.26%) is land and 0.64 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 1.74%) is water.[1]



The township contains these fifteen cemeteries: Arnold, Casteen, Dawson, Hall, Hambaugh, Lavina Henry, Martin, Mount Zion, Robison, Root, South Side, Suratt Burial Ground, Vandeventer, West Side and Woods.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Sneider Landing Strip

School districts[edit]

  • Brown County Community Unit School District 1
  • Meredosia-Chambersburg Community Unit School District 11

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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