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Frankfort Township, Franklin County, Illinois

 

Frankfort Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Frankfort Township
Township

Location in Franklin County

Franklin County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 37°54′07″N 88°52′09″W / 37.90194°N 88.86917°W / 37.90194; -88.86917Coordinates: 37°54′07″N 88°52′09″W / 37.90194°N 88.86917°W / 37.90194; -88.86917

Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Established November 4, 1884
Area
 • Total 36.9 sq mi (96 km2)
 • Land 36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.22%
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,029
 • Density 192.8/sq mi (74.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62812, 62890, 62896
GNIS feature ID 0429023

Frankfort Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,029 and it contained 3,362 housing units.[1]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.9 square miles (96 km2), of which 36.46 square miles (94.4 km2) (or 98.81%) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.22%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

  • Deering City
  • Frankfort

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

Extinct towns

  • Greenville

Cemeteries

The township contains these thirteen cemeteries: Bonner, Clayton, County, Crawford, Joplin, Lithuanian, Melvin, Neal, Neal, Oddfellow, Saint Johns, Tower Height and Trinity.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 149

Landmarks

  • Frankfort Community Park

School districts

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168

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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