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Panther Creek Township, Cass County, Illinois

Panther Creek Township
Township

Location in Cass County

Cass County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 40°00′10″N 90°06′22″W / 40.00278°N 90.10611°W / 40.00278; -90.10611Coordinates: 40°00′10″N 90°06′22″W / 40.00278°N 90.10611°W / 40.00278; -90.10611

Country United States
State Illinois
County Cass
Established November 6, 1923
Area
 • Total 35.57 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 35.49 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.20%
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 291
 • Density 8.2/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62627, 62691
GNIS feature ID 0429525

Panther Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Cass County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 291 and it contained 148 housing units.[1]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.57 square miles (92.1 km2), of which 35.49 square miles (91.9 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries

The township contains these four cemeteries: Allendale, Bell, Chandlerville City and Pontiac.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 78

Landmarks

  • Panther Creek Conservation Area (east quarter)
  • Panther Creek State Wildlife Refuge

School districts

  • A C Central Community Unit School District 262
  • Virginia Community Unit School District 64

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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