Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois

Union Township is one of eight townships in Cumberland County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 690 and it contained 313 housing units.[2]

Union Township
Location in Cumberland County
Cumberland County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°20′N 88°5′W
Country United States
State Illinois
EstablishedNovember 6, 1860
  Total52.87 sq mi (136.9 km2)
  Land52.77 sq mi (136.7 km2)
  Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.21%
610 ft (186 m)
  Density13.1/sq mi (5.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61920, 62420, 62428
FIPS code17-035-76641


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 52.87 square miles (136.9 km2), of which 52.77 square miles (136.7 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Bell, Decker, Garrett, Jack Oak, Long Point, Macedonia, Neal, Nebo and Union.

Major highways


Historical population
Est. 2016673[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Casey-Westfield Community Unit School District 4c
  • Cumberland Community Unit School District 77

Political districts

  • State House District 110
  • State Senate District 55


  • "Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

Adjacent townships

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