Mahomet Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Mahomet Township
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°11′07″N 88°24′23″W / 40.18528°N 88.40639°W / 40.18528; -88.40639Coordinates: 40°11′07″N 88°24′23″W / 40.18528°N 88.40639°W / 40.18528; -88.40639
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyChampaign
Area
 • Total33.24 sq mi (86.1 km2)
 • Land32.95 sq mi (85.3 km2)
 • Water0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)  0.84%
Elevation
702 ft (214 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
13,467
 • Density383.1/sq mi (147.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-019-46149

Mahomet Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,623 and it contained 4,965 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Mahomet Township formed when Middletown Township split on an unknown date.

Geography[edit]

Mahomet is Township 20 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.24 square miles (86.1 km2), of which 32.95 square miles (85.3 km2) (or 99.13%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 0.84%) is water.[2]

Cities and towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eight cemeteries: Bryan, Burris-Hartman, Cain-Shaefer, Mahomet, Phillippe, Porter-Dwan, Riverside and Seymour Methodist Episcopal.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201613,467[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  • "Mahomet Township, Champaign County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

External links[edit]