Mississippi Township, Jersey County, Illinois

Mississippi Township, Jersey County, Illinois
Mississippi Township
—  Township  —
Location in Jersey County
Jersey County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°02′28″N 90°18′38″W / 39.04111°N 90.31056°W / 39.04111; -90.31056Coordinates: 39°02′28″N 90°18′38″W / 39.04111°N 90.31056°W / 39.04111; -90.31056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jersey
Established November 5, 1878
Area
 - Total 36.28 sq mi (93.96 km2)
 - Land 36.23 sq mi (93.84 km2)
 - Water 0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)  0.13%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,992
 - Density 55/sq mi (21.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62022, 62035, 62052
GNIS feature ID 0429376

Mississippi Township is one of eleven townships in Jersey County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, the population was 1,992[1].

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Mississippi Township covers an area of 36.28 square miles (94.0 km2); of this, 36.23 square miles (93.8 km2) (99.87 percent) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (0.13 percent) is water.

Unincorporated towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these five cemeteries: Bethel, Lamb Memorial, Lurton, Newbern and Van Horn.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • William E Koenig Airport

School districts

Political districts

References

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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