Wade Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Wheatfield Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°41′38″N 89°25′40″W / 38.69389°N 89.42778°W / 38.69389; -89.42778Coordinates: 38°41′38″N 89°25′40″W / 38.69389°N 89.42778°W / 38.69389; -89.42778
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Established November 4, 1873
 • Total 28.9 sq mi (75 km2)
 • Land 28.89 sq mi (74.8 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.07%
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,717
 • Density 59.4/sq mi (22.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62231
GNIS feature ID 0429923

Wheatfield Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,717 and it contained 713 housing units.[1] The township's name changed from Beaver Township on June 1, 1874.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.9 square miles (75 km2), of which 28.89 square miles (74.8 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.07%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Rudolph, Saint Felicitas, Saint Peter and Yingst.

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1

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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