Catlin Township, Vermilion County, Illinois


Catlin Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Catlin Township
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Location in Vermilion County


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Illinois
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Vermilion
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established_title = Created
established_date = 1858

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area_total_km2 = 129.66
area_land_km2 = 128.79
area_water_km2 = 0.87
area_total_sq_mi = 50.06
area_land_sq_mi = 49.73
area_water_sq_mi = 0.34
area_water_percent = 0.67

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3153
population_density_km2 = 24.5
population_density_sq_mi = 63.4

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elevation_m = 205
elevation_ft = 673
latd = 40
latm = 03
lats = 38
latNS = N
longd = 87
longm = 43
longs = 28
longEW = W

timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 61817, 61832, 61834, 61841, 61846, 61858, 61883
area_code = 217
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Catlin Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,153 [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-context=dt&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-mt_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U_P001&-CONTEXT=dt&-tree_id=4001&-all_geo_types=N&-geo_id=06000US1718311787&-search_results=01000US&-format=&-_lang=en United States Census Bureau American FactFinder] ] .

History

Catlin Township was created in 1858.

Geography

Catlin Township covers an area of 50.06 square miles (129.66 square kilometers); of this, 0.34 square miles (0.87 square kilometers) or 0.67 percent is water. Lakes in this township include Clear Pond, Deep Pond, Hidden Pond, High Pond, Long Pond, Peelman Pond, Rice Lake, Skyline Lake and Woodland Lake.

Cities and towns

* Catlin

Extinct towns

* Bennett
* Charity
* Ryan

Adjacent townships

* Blount Township (north)
* Danville Township (east)
* Georgetown Township (southeast)
* Carroll Township (south)
* Jamaica Township (southwest)
* Vance Township (west)
* Oakwood Township (northwest)

Cemeteries

The township contains fourteen cemeteries: Allhands, Cox, Dougherty, God's Acre, Hickman, Jones Grove, Kight's, Mount Vernon, New Atherton, Oak Ridge, Pate, Songer, Spicer Family Plot and Wright Family.

Major highways

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Airports and landing strips

* Cast Airport

Lakes

* Skyline Lake

chool districts

* Catlin Community Unit School District 5
* Danville Community Consolidated School District 118
* Georgetown-Ridge Farm Consolidated Unit School District 4
* Jamaica Community Unit School District 12
* Oakwood Community Unit School District 76
* Westville Community Unit School District 2

Political districts

* Illinois' 15th congressional district
* State House District 104
* State Senate District 52

References

* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/ U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)]
* [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/tgrshp2007/tgrshp2007.html United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles]

External links

* [http://www.us-counties.com/localgov/illinois.html US-Counties.com]
* [http://www.city-data.com/township/Catlin-Vermilion-IL.html City-Data.com]
* [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad/vermilion.html Illinois State Archives]


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