Barren Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Barren Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 496 and it contained 224 housing units.[2]

Barren Township
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°05′13″N 88°59′34″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
  Total36.15 sq mi (93.6 km2)
  Land20.96 sq mi (54.3 km2)
  Water15.19 sq mi (39.3 km2)  42.02%
Elevation
427 ft (130 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
492
  Density23.7/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62884, 62897
FIPS code17-055-03818

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.15 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 20.96 square miles (54.3 km2) (or 57.98%) is land and 15.19 square miles (39.3 km2) (or 42.02%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Cemeteries

The township contains Hammond Cemetery.

Major highways

Lakes

Landmarks

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016492[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Sesser-Valier Community Unit School District 196

Political districts

References

  • "Barren Township, Franklin County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

Adjacent townships

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