Danville Township, Vermilion County, Illinois


Danville Township, Vermilion County, Illinois
Danville Township
—  Township  —
Location in Vermilion County
Coordinates: 40°06′37″N 87°36′38″W / 40.11028°N 87.61056°W / 40.11028; -87.61056Coordinates: 40°06′37″N 87°36′38″W / 40.11028°N 87.61056°W / 40.11028; -87.61056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1851
Area
 - Total 50.01 sq mi (129.52 km2)
 - Land 49.35 sq mi (127.81 km2)
 - Water 0.66 sq mi (1.72 km2)  1.33%
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 34,094
 - Density 690.9/sq mi (266.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0428873

Danville Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 34,094[1]. Danville Area Community College and the Illinois Department Of Corrections Danville Correctional Facility are in this township.

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History

Danville Township was one of the eight townships created in 1851.

Geography

Danville Township covers an area of 50.01 square miles (129.5 km2); of this, 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2) or 1.33 percent is water.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

Extinct towns

  • Beeler Terrace
  • Brookville
  • Grape Creek
  • South Danville
  • Vandercook
  • Vermilion Heights
  • Walz
  • Wyton

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these cemeteries: Atherton, Danville National, Forse, Greenwood, Hooten, Langley, Lutheran, Lynch, Oakhill, Parish, Saint Patrick's and Sandhill.

Major highways

Rivers

Airports and landing strips

  • Danville Correctional Center Heliport
  • Lakeview Medical Center Heliport

School districts

  • Catlin Community Unit School District 5
  • Danville Community Consolidated School District 118
  • Oakwood Community Unit School District 76
  • Westville Community Unit School District 2

Political districts

References

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

External links


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