South Fork Township, Christian County, Illinois

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South Fork Township
Township
Location in Christian County
Location in Christian County
Christian County's location in Illinois
Christian County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°35′12″N 89°27′21″W / 39.58667°N 89.45583°W / 39.58667; -89.45583Coordinates: 39°35′12″N 89°27′21″W / 39.58667°N 89.45583°W / 39.58667; -89.45583
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Christian
Established November 7, 1865
Area
 • Total 65.79 sq mi (170.4 km2)
 • Land 62.13 sq mi (160.9 km2)
 • Water 3.67 sq mi (9.5 km2)  5.58%
Elevation 597 ft (182 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,788
 • Density 44.9/sq mi (17.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62517, 62531, 62540, 62546, 62558, 62568, 62570
GNIS feature ID 0429766

South Fork Township is one of seventeen townships in Christian County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,788 and it contained 1,309 housing units.1

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 65.79 square miles (170.4 km2), of which 62.13 square miles (160.9 km2) (or 94.44%) is land and 3.67 square miles (9.5 km2) (or 5.58%) is water.1 The township contains Sangchris Lake State Recreation Area.

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

Cemeteries

The township contains these three cemeteries: Achenback Lutheran, Bethany and Finley.

Major highways

School districts

  • Edinburg Community Unit School District 4
  • Morrisonville Community Unit School District 1
  • Pawnee Community Unit School District 11
  • South Fork School District 14
  • Taylorville Community Unit School District 3

Political districts

  • State House District 98
  • State Senate District 49

References

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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