Paradise Township, Coles County, Illinois

Paradise Township is one of twelve townships in Coles County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,351 and it contained 679 housing units.[2]

Paradise Township
Location in Coles County
Coles County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°24′N 88°25′W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyColes
EstablishedNovember 8, 1859
Area
  Total23.87 sq mi (61.8 km2)
  Land23.33 sq mi (60.4 km2)
  Water0.54 sq mi (1.4 km2)  2.26%
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,311
  Density57.9/sq mi (22.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61928, 61938, 62447, 62469
FIPS code17-029-57615

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.87 square miles (61.8 km2), of which 23.33 square miles (60.4 km2) (or 97.74%) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2) (or 2.26%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains four cemeteries: Campground, Dry Grove, Old Baptist and Zion Hill.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,311[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

Political districts

References

  • "Paradise 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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