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Ross Township, Edgar County, Illinois

Ross Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,594 and it contained 773 housing units.[2]

Ross Township
Location in Edgar County
Location in Edgar County
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 87°43′00″W / 39.84028°N 87.71667°W / 39.84028; -87.71667Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 87°43′00″W / 39.84028°N 87.71667°W / 39.84028; -87.71667
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyEdgar
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
Area
 • Total36.56 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Land36.56 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
666 ft (203 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,594
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,495
 • Density43.6/sq mi (16.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61870, 61924
FIPS code17-045-65923

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.56 square miles (94.7 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Extinct townsEdit

  • Cherry Point
  • Mabel
  • Mortimer
  • Scotts

CemeteriesEdit

  • Bacon (small)
  • Gaines
  • Ross
  • Woodland

Major highwaysEdit

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 20161,495[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districtsEdit

  • Edgar County Community Unit District 6

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Ross Township, Edgar County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 10 January 2010.
  • US Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • US National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External linksEdit