Frankfort Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Frankfort Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,029 and it contained 3,362 housing units.[2]

Frankfort Township
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′07″N 88°52′09″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
  Total36.9 sq mi (96 km2)
  Land36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
  Water0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.22%
Elevation
387 ft (118 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,878
  Density192.8/sq mi (74.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62812, 62890, 62896
FIPS code17-055-27611

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.9 square miles (96 km2), of which 36.46 square miles (94.4 km2) (or 98.81%) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.22%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Extinct towns

  • Greenville

Cemeteries

The township contains these thirteen cemeteries: Bonner, Clayton, County, Crawford, Joplin, Lithuanian, Melvin, Neal, Neal, Oddfellow, Saint Johns, Tower Height and Trinity.

Major highways

Landmarks

  • Frankfort Community Park

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20166,878[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Frankfort Community Unit School District 168

Political districts

References

  • "Frankfort 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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