Mulkeytown, Illinois

Mulkeytown is an unincorporated and census-designated place in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 175.[2]

Mulkeytown, Illinois
Mulkeytown
Coordinates: 37°58′15″N 89°06′41″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
TownshipTyrone
Government
  TypeNo Formalized Government
Area
  Total0.276 sq mi (0.71 km2)
  Land0.275 sq mi (0.71 km2)
  Water0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)
Elevation
446 ft (136 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total175
  Density636/sq mi (245.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62865
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID414225[1]

Geography

Mulkeytown is located 309 miles (497 km) south of Chicago (via I-57 south to IL 14 west), and 95 miles (153 km) southeast of St. Louis (via I-64 east to US 51 south to IL 14 east).

Mulkeytown is located on Illinois Route 184, 3 miles (5 km) west of Christopher, in Tyrone Township, in the west-central portion of Franklin County.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Mulkeytown CDP has a total area of 0.276 square miles (0.714 km2), of which 0.423 acres (1,713 m2), or 0.24%, is water.[2]

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, its population was 175.[3] The racial makeup was 99.4% white and 0.6% Asian. As of 2014 the median age of residents was 53.9[4]

History

Centennial & Sesquicentennial Farms

Centennial & Sesquicentennial Farms are those family farms that have been held within a family for more than 100 or 150 years.[5]

  • DAVIS - 1848
  • GREENWOOD - 1854
  • BERNER - 1871

Education

Religious organizations

Cemeteries

Historical

Notable people

  • Snyder Solomon Kirkpatrick (b. February 21, 1848; d. April 5, 1909) - Attorney, U.S. Representative from Kansas, Kansas State House of Representatives
  • James F. Rea - Illinois state legislator

References

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Mulkeytown CDP, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  3. "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 15 March 2011.
  4. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
  5. https://www.agr.state.il.us/marketing/centfarms/cent.php?act=1&


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