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Liberty Township, Effingham County, Illinois

Liberty Township

Location in Effingham County

Effingham County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 39°12′N 88°45′W / 39.200°N 88.750°W / 39.200; -88.750Coordinates: 39°12′N 88°45′W / 39.200°N 88.750°W / 39.200; -88.750

Country United States
State Illinois
County Effingham
Established November 6, 1860
 • Total 17.97 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Land 17.97 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 764
 • Density 42.5/sq mi (16.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62414, 62461
GNIS feature ID 0429254

Liberty Township is one of fifteen townships in Effingham County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 764 and it contained 350 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township (S½ T9N R4E) has a total area of 17.97 square miles (46.5 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Holland, Illinois


The township contains these four cemeteries: Agney, Beecher, Memorial Gardens and Tipsword.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 33

School districts

  • Beecher City Community Unit School District 20

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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