South Homer Township, Champaign County, Illinois

South Homer Township, Champaign County, Illinois

Infobox Settlement
official_name = South Homer Township
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Location in Champaign County


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Illinois
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Champaign
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established_title = Settled
established_date = November 8, 1859

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area_total_km2 = 73.28
area_land_km2 = 72.76
area_water_km2 = 0.52
area_total_sq_mi = 28.29
area_land_sq_mi = 28.09
area_water_sq_mi = 0.2
area_water_percent = 0.71

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1585
population_density_km2 = 21.8
population_density_sq_mi = 56.4

elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 204
elevation_ft = 669
latd = 40
latm = 01
lats = 24
latNS = N
longd = 87
longm = 58
longs = 19
longEW = W

timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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South Homer Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,585 [ [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=06000US1701970863&-search_results=01000US&-format=&-_lang=en United States Census Bureau American FactFinder] ] .

Geography

South Homer Township covers an area of 28.29 square miles (73.28 square kilometers); of this, 0.2 square miles (0.52 square kilometers) or 0.71 percent is water. The Salt Fork of the Vermilion River winds its way through the north west section of the township. The confluence of coord|40|N|88|W lies in a farm field, in section 19 of the township.

Cities and towns

* Homer

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

* Ogden Township (north)
* Vance Township, Vermilion County (east)
* Sidell Township, Vermilion County (southeast)
* Ayers Township (south)
* Sidney Township (west)
* St. Joseph Township (northwest)

Cemeteries

The township contains two cemeteries: Homer Grand Army of the Republic and Lost Grove.

Major highways

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Airports and landing strips

* Homer Airport (historical)

References

* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/ U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)]
* [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/ United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files]

External links

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


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