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Paris Township, Edgar County, Illinois

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Paris Township, Edgar County, Illinois

Paris Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Edgar
Established November 4, 1856
 • Total 45.39 sq mi (117.6 km2)
 • Land 44.98 sq mi (116.5 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)  0.88%
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,865
 • Density 219.3/sq mi (84.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61944
GNIS feature ID 0429528

Paris Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,865 and it contained 4,763 housing units.[1]


  • Geography 1
    • Cities, towns, villages 1.1
    • Extinct towns 1.2
    • Cemeteries 1.3
    • Major highways 1.4
    • Airports and landing strips 1.5
  • Education 2
    • Public School districts 2.1
  • Political districts 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 45.39 square miles (117.6 km2), of which 44.98 square miles (116.5 km2) (or 99.10%) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 0.88%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Harris


The township contains these five cemeteries: Conkey, Edgar, Paris Memorial Gardens, Redmon and Saint Marys.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Paris Community Hospital Heliport
  • Stewart Airport


Paris Township contains six schools: Carolyn Wenz Elementary School Crestwood School Mayo Middle School Memorial Elementary School, Paris Cooperative High School Saint Mary's School

Public School districts

  • Paris Community Unit School District 4 Paris Crestwood Unit 4
  • Paris-Union School District 95 Paris District 95

Political districts


  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
  • Edgar County Official Site
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