Casner Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Casner Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Jefferson County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°21′N 89°5′W / 38.350°N 89.083°W / 38.350; -89.083Coordinates: 38°21′N 89°5′W / 38.350°N 89.083°W / 38.350; -89.083
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land35.98 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,233
 • Density34.4/sq mi (13.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62801, 62808, 62864, 62877, 62894, 62898
FIPS code17-081-11670

Casner Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,239 and it contained 510 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.02 square miles (93.3 km2), of which 35.98 square miles (93.2 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[2] The township is centered at 38°21'N 89°5'W (38.349,-89.088). It is traversed east-west by Interstate Route 64 and State Route 15.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Locust Grove, Mount Catherine and Randolph.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,233[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Casner Township, Jefferson County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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