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Ross Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

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Ross Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

Ross Township
Location in Vermilion County
Location in Vermilion County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1851
 • Total 43.51 sq mi (112.7 km2)
 • Land 43.51 sq mi (112.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,617
 • Density 37.2/sq mi (14.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429677

Ross Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,617 and it contained 704 housing units.[1]


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


Ross Township was one of the eight townships created in 1851.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.51 square miles (112.7 km2), all land.[1]

Cities and towns

Extinct towns

  • Rossville Junction

Adjacent townships


The township contains four cemeteries: Bethel, Mann's Chapel, Miller and Prairie Chapel.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • James M. Adams 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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