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Mississippi Township, Jersey County, Illinois

Mississippi Township
Township

Location in Jersey County

Jersey County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 39°02′28″N 90°18′38″W / 39.04111°N 90.31056°W / 39.04111; -90.31056Coordinates: 39°02′28″N 90°18′38″W / 39.04111°N 90.31056°W / 39.04111; -90.31056

Country United States
State Illinois
County Jersey
Established November 5, 1878
Area
 • Total 36.35 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,041
 • Density 56.2/sq mi (21.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62022, 62035, 62052
GNIS feature ID 0429376

Mississippi Township is one of eleven townships in Jersey County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,041 and it contained 804 housing units.[1]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.35 square miles (94.1 km2), of which 36.3 square miles (94 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Bethel, Lamb Memorial, Lurton, Newbern and Van Horn.

Major highways

  • U.S. Route 67
  • Illinois Route 3
  • Illinois Route 109

Airports and landing strips

  • William E Koenig Airport

School districts

Political districts

References

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

External links

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
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