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Love Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

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Love Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

Love Township
Location in Vermilion County
Location in Vermilion County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1902
 • Total 20.38 sq mi (52.8 km2)
 • Land 20.37 sq mi (52.8 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.05%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 257
 • Density 12.6/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429285

Love Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 257 and it contained 105 housing units.[1]


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Extinct towns 2.1
    • Adjacent townships 2.2
    • Cemeteries 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Love Township was created in 1902. It was named for a Vermilion county judge named I. A. Love.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 20.38 square miles (52.8 km2), of which 20.37 square miles (52.8 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.05%) is water.[1] The stream of Yankee Branch runs through this township.

Extinct towns

  • Bethel
  • Humrick

Adjacent townships


The township contains three cemeteries: Bethel, Whitlock and Yankee Point.


  • U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  1. ^ a b
  2. ^

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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