Mattoon Township, Coles County, Illinois

Mattoon Township is one of twelve townships in Coles County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,817 and it contained 7,536 housing units.[2]

Mattoon Township
Location in Coles County
Coles County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°29′N 88°25′W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyColes
EstablishedNovember 8, 1859
Area
  Total36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
  Land36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
715 ft (218 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
15,362
  Density437.3/sq mi (168.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61928, 61938
FIPS code17-029-47566

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.17 square miles (93.7 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Lane Acres
  • Lipsey
  • Magnet
  • Wabash Point

Cemeteries

The township contains two cemeteries: Calvary and Dodge Grove.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 201615,362[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

Political districts

References

  • "Mattoon Township, Coles 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

Adjacent townships

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