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Lucas Township, Effingham County, Illinois

Lucas Township

Location in Effingham County

Effingham County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 38°58′N 88°25′W / 38.967°N 88.417°W / 38.967; -88.417Coordinates: 38°58′N 88°25′W / 38.967°N 88.417°W / 38.967; -88.417

Country United States
State Illinois
County Effingham
Established November 6, 1860
 • Total 35.49 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 35.49 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 495
 • Density 13.9/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62424, 62858
GNIS feature ID 0429289

Lucas Township is one of fifteen townships in Effingham County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 495 and it contained 174 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township (T6N R7E) has a total area of 35.49 square miles (91.9 km2), all land.[1]

Extinct towns

  • Eberle
  • Winterrowd


The township contains these five cemeteries: Merry, Morris, Mount Zion, Saint Matthew Lutheran and Scott.

School districts

  • Dieterich Community Unit School District 30
  • North Clay Community Unit School District 25

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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