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South Muddy Township, Jasper County, Illinois

South Muddy Township

Location in Jasper County

Jasper County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 38°54′04″N 88°18′50″W / 38.90111°N 88.31389°W / 38.90111; -88.31389Coordinates: 38°54′04″N 88°18′50″W / 38.90111°N 88.31389°W / 38.90111; -88.31389

Country United States
State Illinois
County Jasper
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 38.61 sq mi (100.0 km2)
 • Land 35.69 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 2.93 sq mi (7.6 km2)  7.59%
Elevation 522 ft (159 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 340
 • Density 9.5/sq mi (3.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62424, 62434, 62448, 62479
GNIS feature ID 0429773

South Muddy Township is one of eleven townships in Jasper County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 340 and it contained 137 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.61 square miles (100.0 km2), of which 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2) (or 92.44%) is land and 2.93 square miles (7.6 km2) (or 7.59%) is water.[1]

Adjacent townships


The township contains these ten cemeteries: Abbott, Devore, Foster, Freeman, Fulks, Headyville, Pleasant Valley, South Muddy, Worthey and Worthy.

School districts

  • Dieterich Community Unit School District 30
  • Jasper County Community Unit School District 1

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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