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Roodhouse Township, Greene County, Illinois

Roodhouse Township

Location in Greene County

Greene County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 39°29′42″N 90°21′11″W / 39.49500°N 90.35306°W / 39.49500; -90.35306Coordinates: 39°29′42″N 90°21′11″W / 39.49500°N 90.35306°W / 39.49500; -90.35306

Country United States
State Illinois
County Greene
Established November 4, 1884
 • Total 39.68 sq mi (102.8 km2)
 • Land 39.64 sq mi (102.7 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.10%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,241
 • Density 56.5/sq mi (21.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62082, 62092
GNIS feature ID 0429667

Roodhouse Township is one of thirteen townships in Greene County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,241 and it contained 1,109 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.68 square miles (102.8 km2), of which 39.64 square miles (102.7 km2) (or 99.90%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.10%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

  • Barrow at 39°30′22″N 90°24′05″W / 39.506159°N 90.401512°W / 39.506159; -90.401512 (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


    The township contains these six cemeteries: Ferwood, Martins Prairie, Thompson, Tunnison, Williams-Edwards and Williams-Edwards.

    Major highways

    • Illinois Route 106
    • Illinois Route 267


    • American Legion Park

    School districts

    • North Greene Unit School District 3
    • Winchester Community Unit School District 1

    Political districts


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

    External links

    • Illinois State Archives
    es:Roodhouse (Illinois)
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