Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois


Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois
Oblong Township
—  Township  —
Location in Crawford County
Crawford County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°00′28″N 87°52′52″W / 39.00778°N 87.88111°W / 39.00778; -87.88111Coordinates: 39°00′28″N 87°52′52″W / 39.00778°N 87.88111°W / 39.00778; -87.88111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 – Total 57.43 sq mi (148.73 km2)
 – Land 57.39 sq mi (148.64 km2)
 – Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.07%
Elevation 486 ft (148 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 2,918
 – Density 50.8/sq mi (19.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62449, 62454
GNIS feature ID 0429474

Oblong Township is one of ten townships in Crawford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,918[1].

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Oblong Township covers an area of 57.43 square miles (148.7 km2); of this, 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) or 0.07 percent is water.

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries

The township contains these three cemeteries: Oblong, Prier and White Oak.

Major highways

Lakes

  • Oblong Lake

Landmarks

  • Oblong Park

School districts

  • Oblong Community Unit School District 4
  • Robinson Community Unit School District 2

Political districts

References

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

External links


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