Denning Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Denning Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,202 and it contained 2,371 housing units.[2]

Denning Township
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′29″N 88°59′03″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
  Total37 sq mi (100 km2)
  Land35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)
  Water1.16 sq mi (3.0 km2)  3.14%
Elevation
387 ft (118 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
5,082
  Density145.1/sq mi (56.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62865, 62874, 62896
FIPS code17-055-19421

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37 square miles (96 km2), of which 35.84 square miles (92.8 km2) (or 96.86%) is land and 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2) (or 3.14%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains these four cemeteries: Denning, Follis, Hanes and Rose.

Major highways

Lakes

  • Beaver Lake
  • Cambon Lake

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20165,082[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
  • Herrin Community Unit School District 4
  • Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188

Political districts

References

  • "Denning 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
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