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York Township, Clark County, Illinois


York Township, Clark County, Illinois

York Township

Location in Clark County

Clark County's location in Illinois

Coordinates: 39°13′15″N 87°38′13″W / 39.22083°N 87.63694°W / 39.22083; -87.63694Coordinates: 39°13′15″N 87°38′13″W / 39.22083°N 87.63694°W / 39.22083; -87.63694

Country United States
State Illinois
County Clark
Established November 7, 1854
 • Total 31.83 sq mi (82.4 km2)
 • Land 31.27 sq mi (81.0 km2)
 • Water 0.56 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.76%
Elevation 449 ft (137 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 551
 • Density 17.6/sq mi (6.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62477
GNIS feature ID 0429969

York Township is one of fifteen townships in Clark County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 551 and it contained 270 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.83 square miles (82.4 km2), of which 31.27 square miles (81.0 km2) (or 98.24%) is land and 0.56 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.76%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these five cemeteries: Harrison, Hogue, Shawler, Walnut Prairie and York.

Major highways

  • Illinois Route 1



  • West Union Park

School districts

  • Hutsonville Community Unit School District 1
  • Marshall Community Unit School District 2c

Political districts


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
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