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East Fork Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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East Fork Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°41′57″N 89°11′49″W / 38.69917°N 89.19694°W / 38.69917; -89.19694Coordinates: 38°41′57″N 89°11′49″W / 38.69917°N 89.19694°W / 38.69917; -89.19694
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyClinton
EstablishedNovember 4, 1873
Area
 • Total37.62 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Land31.58 sq mi (81.8 km2)
 • Water6.04 sq mi (15.6 km2)  16.06%
Elevation
476 ft (145 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
402
 • Density12.7/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62231, 62253, 62283 62882
FIPS code17-027-21748

East Fork Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 400 and it contained 236 housing units.[2] Its name changed to Morris on June 1, 1874 and then back to East Fork.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.62 square miles (97.4 km2), of which 31.58 square miles (81.8 km2) (or 83.94%) is land and 6.04 square miles (15.6 km2) (or 16.06%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Brewster, Clark, Ebenezer, Hawkins, New Carter, Old Carter, Prairie Chapel and Prichett.

Rivers

  • North Fork Kaskaskia River

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)402[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1
  • Patoka Community Unit School District 100
  • Sandoval Community Unit School District 501

Political districts

References

  • "East Fork Township, Clinton County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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East Fork Township, Clinton County, Illinois
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