Ashmore Township, Coles County, Illinois

Ashmore Township is one of twelve townships in Coles County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,364 and it contained 605 housing units.[2]

Ashmore Township
Location in Coles County
Coles County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°32′N 88°2′W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyColes
EstablishedNovember 8, 1859
Area
  Total53.69 sq mi (139.1 km2)
  Land53.59 sq mi (138.8 km2)
  Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.19%
Elevation
692 ft (211 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,326
  Density25.5/sq mi (9.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61912, 61920, 61933, 61943 62474
FIPS code17-029-02570

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 53.69 square miles (139.1 km2), of which 53.59 square miles (138.8 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

Cemeteries

The township contains these ten cemeteries: Ashmore, Brooks, Enon, Lafler, Miller, Patsy Mitchell, Reed, Saint Omer, Shoot and Zimmerman.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • John R Reed Airport

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,326[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

Political districts

References

  • "Ashmore Township, Coles County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

Adjacent townships

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