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Lone Grove Township, Fayette County, Illinois

Lone Grove Township

Location in Fayette County

Fayette County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 38°52′03″N 88°51′51″W / 38.86750°N 88.86417°W / 38.86750; -88.86417Coordinates: 38°52′03″N 88°51′51″W / 38.86750°N 88.86417°W / 38.86750; -88.86417

Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Established September, 1876
 • Total 36.87 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Land 36.87 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 656
 • Density 17.8/sq mi (6.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62838, 62857, 62880
GNIS feature ID 0429276

Lone Grove Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 656 and it contained 294 housing units.[1] This township was formed from LaClede and Wilberton townships in September 1876.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.87 square miles (95.5 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Ambuehl, Harris, New Saint Peter and Old Saint Peter.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 185

School districts

  • Brownstown Community Unit School District 201
  • South Central Community Unit School District 401

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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