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Casey Township, Clark County, Illinois

Casey Township
Township

Location in Clark County

Clark County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 39°18′18″N 87°57′33″W / 39.30500°N 87.95917°W / 39.30500; -87.95917Coordinates: 39°18′18″N 87°57′33″W / 39.30500°N 87.95917°W / 39.30500; -87.95917

Country United States
State Illinois
County Clark
Established November 7, 1854
Area
 • Total 36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.22 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.39%
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,958
 • Density 109.3/sq mi (42.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62420, 62442
GNIS feature ID 0428772

Casey Township is one of fifteen townships in Clark County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,958 and it contained 1,857 housing units.[1] Casey Township changed its name from Cumberland in September 1876.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 36.22 square miles (93.8 km2) (or 99.61%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.39%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

  • Cumberland

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

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Blackburn, Casey City, Connelly, Cumberland Baptist and Washington.

Major highways

  • Interstate 70
  • US Route 40
  • Illinois Route 49

Airports and landing strips

  • Casey Municipal Airport

School districts

  • Casey-Westfield Community Unit School District 4c
  • Martinsville Community Unit School District 3c

Political districts

References

  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
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