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Philadelphia Township, Cass County, Illinois


Philadelphia Township, Cass County, Illinois

Philadelphia Township

Location in Cass County

Cass County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 39°55′08″N 90°06′54″W / 39.91889°N 90.11500°W / 39.91889; -90.11500Coordinates: 39°55′08″N 90°06′54″W / 39.91889°N 90.11500°W / 39.91889; -90.11500

Country United States
State Illinois
County Cass
Established November 6, 1923
 • Total 36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land 36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 221
 • Density 6.1/sq mi (2.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62612, 62691
GNIS feature ID 0429556

Philadelphia Township is one of eleven townships in Cass County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 221 and it contained 105 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.24 square miles (93.9 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Beard, Black, Centenary, Garner Chapel, Harding, Hopkins, John Robertson, McDonald and Page A Williams.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 125

School districts

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

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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