Shiloh Township, Jefferson County, Illinois

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Shiloh 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 88°59′W / 38.350°N 88.983°W / 38.350; -88.983Coordinates: 38°21′N 88°59′W / 38.350°N 88.983°W / 38.350; -88.983
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total36.32 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation
453 ft (138 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,596
 • Density182.7/sq mi (70.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62864, 62894, 62898
FIPS code17-081-69511

Shiloh Township is one of sixteen townships in Jefferson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,620 and it contained 3,204 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.32 square miles (94.1 km2), of which 36.24 square miles (93.9 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[2] The township is centered at 38°21′N 88°59′W (38.344,-88.982). It is transversed north-south by Interstate Route 57 and 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 nine cemeteries: Memorial Garden, New Shiloh, Oddfellows, Old Shiloh, Pleasant Grove, Reynolds, Slade, Sunset Memorial and West Salem.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Mount Vernon Bullock Heliport

Lakes[edit]

  • Peckerwood Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,596[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Shiloh 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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