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Oakwood Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

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Oakwood Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

Oakwood Township
Nickname(s): Ivan Town, USA
Location in Vermilion County
Location in Vermilion County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1868
 • Total 64.7 sq mi (168 km2)
 • Land 64.36 sq mi (166.7 km2)
 • Water 0.34 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.53%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,507
 • Density 54.5/sq mi (21.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429473

Oakwood Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,507 and it contained 1,518 housing units.[1]


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Cities and towns 2.1
    • Unincorporated towns 2.2
    • Extinct towns 2.3
    • Adjacent townships 2.4
    • Cemeteries 2.5
    • Major highways 2.6
    • Airports and landing strips 2.7
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Oakwood Township was created in 1868.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 64.7 square miles (168 km2), of which 64.36 square miles (166.7 km2) (or 99.47%) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2) (or 0.53%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Doughnut Pond, Highway Pond, Inland Sea and Missionfield Pond. The streams of Feather Creek, Glenburn Creek and Stony Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

Extinct towns

  • Belgium Row
  • Bronson
  • Brothers
  • Bucktown
  • Glenburn
  • Missionfield
  • Rumpler
  • Ivanville

Adjacent townships


The township contains five cemeteries: Johnson Hill, Jones Family, Jones Family, Pleasant Grove and Stearns.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Wilson Airport


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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