Six Mile Township, Franklin County, Illinois

Six Mile Township is one of twelve townships in Franklin County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,885 and it contained 1,741 housing units.[2]

Six Mile Township
Location in Franklin County
Franklin County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 37°54′37″N 89°05′26″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyFranklin
EstablishedNovember 4, 1884
Area
  Total36.83 sq mi (95.4 km2)
  Land36.14 sq mi (93.6 km2)
  Water0.69 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.87%
Elevation
397 ft (121 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
3,786
  Density107.5/sq mi (41.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62865, 62896, 62983, 62999
FIPS code17-055-70070

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.83 square miles (95.4 km2), of which 36.14 square miles (93.6 km2) (or 98.13%) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.87%) 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 fourteen cemeteries: Browning, Butler, Dawson, Miners (Old), Miners (New), Moyers, Osage, Saint Aloysius, Saint Andrews, Saint Marys, Vaughn, Wells, Zeigler (Old), and Zeigler (New).

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Lakes

  • B And A Lake
  • Hilyn Lake

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20163,786[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

School districts

  • Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188

Political districts

References

  • "Six Mile 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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