Kansas Township, Edgar County, Illinois

Kansas Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,003 and it contained 486 housing units.[2]

Kansas Township
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°32′46″N 87°55′39″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyEdgar
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
Area
  Total40.54 sq mi (105.0 km2)
  Land40.53 sq mi (105.0 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
941
  Density24.7/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61933, 61944
FIPS code17-045-38999

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.54 square miles (105.0 km2), of which 40.53 square miles (105.0 km2) (or 99.98%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Warrington

Cemeteries

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Boyer, Cornwell, Fairview, Harmony, Pleasant Hill, Poulter, Waite and Wilhoit.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016941[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Education

Kansas Township contains two schools: Kansas Elementary School and Kansas High School.

School districts

  • Kansas Community Unit School District 3
  • Shiloh Community Unit School District 1

Political districts

References

  • "Kansas Township, Edgar 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
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