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Vergennes Township, Jackson County, Illinois


Vergennes Township, Jackson County, Illinois

Vergennes Township

Location in Jackson County

Jackson County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 37°54′21″N 89°19′03″W / 37.90583°N 89.31750°W / 37.90583; -89.31750Coordinates: 37°54′21″N 89°19′03″W / 37.90583°N 89.31750°W / 37.90583; -89.31750

Country United States
State Illinois
County Jackson
Established November 4, 1884
 • Total 37.36 sq mi (96.8 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Water 0.76 sq mi (2.0 km2)  2.03%
Elevation 410 ft (125 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 771
 • Density 21.1/sq mi (8.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62274, 62832, 62932, 62966, 62994
GNIS feature ID 0429865

Vergennes Township is one of sixteen townships in Jackson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 771 and it contained 324 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.36 square miles (96.8 km2), of which 36.6 square miles (95 km2) (or 97.97%) is land and 0.76 square miles (2.0 km2) (or 2.03%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

  • Grubbs at 37°56′04″N 89°21′49″W / 37.934495°N 89.3637°W / 37.934495; -89.3637 (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

    Adjacent townships


    The township contains these two cemeteries: Parrish and Tuthill.

    Major highways

    • Illinois Route 4
    • Illinois Route 13

    School districts

    • Elverado Community Unit School District 196

    Political districts


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

    External links

    • Illinois State Archives
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