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McKendree Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

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McKendree Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

McKendree Township
Location in Vermilion County
Location in Vermilion County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1912
 • Total 29.37 sq mi (76.1 km2)
 • Land 29.25 sq mi (75.8 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.41%
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 807
 • Density 27.6/sq mi (10.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429301

McKendree Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 807 and it contained 344 housing units.[1] Forest Glen Preserve is located in this township.


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


This area was originally part of

  • Illinois State Archives

External links

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


The township contains eight cemeteries: Bock, Elwood Church, Locket, Lorance, McKendree, Michael, Niccum and North Fork.


Adjacent townships

  • Meeks

Extinct towns

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.37 square miles (76.1 km2), of which 29.25 square miles (75.8 km2) (or 99.59%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.41%) is water.[1] The stream of White Branch runs through this township.



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