Summit Township, Effingham County, Illinois

Summit Township is one of fifteen townships in Effingham County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,584 and it contained 1,654 housing units.[2]

Summit Township
Location in Effingham County
Effingham County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°08′N 88°38′W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyEffingham
EstablishedNovember 6, 1860
Area
  Total34.54 sq mi (89.5 km2)
  Land33.64 sq mi (87.1 km2)
  Water0.9 sq mi (2 km2)  2.61%
Elevation
607 ft (185 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
3,550
  Density106.6/sq mi (41.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62401, 62411, 62461, 62473
FIPS code17-049-73651

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township (T8N R5E) has a total area of 34.54 square miles (89.5 km2), of which 33.64 square miles (87.1 km2) (or 97.39%) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (or 2.61%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Ewington
  • Funkhouser

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Arborcrest, Blue Point Baptist, Brown, Ewington and Toothaker.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20163,550[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Altamont Community Unit School District 10
  • Beecher City Community Unit School District 20
  • Effingham Community Unit School District 40

Political districts

References

  • "Summit Township, Effingham 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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