Oakwood Township, Vermilion County, Illinois


Oakwood Township, Vermilion County, Illinois
Oakwood Township
—  Township  —
Nickname(s): Ivan Town, USA
Location in Vermilion County
Coordinates: 40°07′57″N 87°50′20″W / 40.1325°N 87.83889°W / 40.1325; -87.83889Coordinates: 40°07′57″N 87°50′20″W / 40.1325°N 87.83889°W / 40.1325; -87.83889
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1868
Area
 – Total 64.82 sq mi (167.89 km2)
 – Land 64.46 sq mi (166.95 km2)
 – Water 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)  0.56%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 3,423
 – Density 53.1/sq mi (20.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429473

Oakwood Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,423[1].

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History

Oakwood Township was created in 1868.

Geography

Oakwood Township covers an area of 64.82 square miles (167.9 km2); of this, 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) or 0.56 percent is water. Lakes in this township include Doughnut Pond, Highway Pond, Inland Sea and Missionfield Pond. The streams of Feather Creek, Glenburn Creek and Stony Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

Extinct towns

  • Belgium Row
  • Bronson
  • Brothers
  • Bucktown
  • Glenburn
  • Missionfield
  • Rumpler
  • Ivanville

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains five cemeteries: Johnson Hill, Jones Family, Jones Family, Pleasant Grove and Stearns.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Wilson Airport

References

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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