Northern Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Northern Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 476 and it contained 195 housing units.[2]

Northern Township
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°05′07″N 88°45′31″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
  Total36.6 sq mi (95 km2)
  Land36.49 sq mi (94.5 km2)
  Water0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.33%
Elevation
492 ft (150 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
467
  Density13/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62836, 62860
FIPS code17-055-53637

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.49 square miles (94.5 km2) (or 99.70%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.33%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Gilgal, Jacksonville, Macedonia, Middle Fork, Smith and Walnut Grove.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 2016467[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10

Political districts

References

  • "Northern 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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