Ewing Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Ewing Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population consisted of 1,345 in 657 households.[2]

Ewing Township
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°04′45″N 88°52′42″W
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
  Total38.02 sq mi (98.5 km2)
  Land35.9 sq mi (93 km2)
  Water2.12 sq mi (5.5 km2)  5.58%
472 ft (144 m)
  Density37.5/sq mi (14.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62836, 62846, 62897
FIPS code17-055-24686


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.02 square miles (98.5 km2), of which 35.9 square miles (93 km2) (or 94.42%) is land and 2.12 square miles (5.5 km2) (or 5.58%) is water.[2] The east portion of the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area is in this township, as is Rend Lake.

Cities, towns, villages

School Districts

Ewing-Northern Grade School 115

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Cypher, Franklin, King, Miller, Overturf, Phillips, Shiloh, Thurmond and Winemiller.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Rend Lake Conservancy District Heliport


Historical population
Est. 20161,322[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts


  • "Ewing 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
  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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