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Germantown Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Germantown Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°31′04″N 89°32′23″W / 38.51778°N 89.53972°W / 38.51778; -89.53972Coordinates: 38°31′04″N 89°32′23″W / 38.51778°N 89.53972°W / 38.51778; -89.53972
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 4, 1873
 • Total38.65 sq mi (100.1 km2)
 • Land38.31 sq mi (99.2 km2)
 • Water0.34 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.88%
413 ft (126 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62215, 62218, 62230, 62231, 62245, 62271
FIPS code17-027-29054

Germantown Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,070 and it contained 821 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.65 square miles (100.1 km2), of which 38.31 square miles (99.2 km2) (or 99.12%) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2) (or 0.88%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages


The township contains these two cemeteries: Ammons and Saint Boniface.

Major highways


  • Buddes Lake
  • Clear Lake
  • Foppe Lake
  • Grass Lake
  • Horstmann Lake
  • Moody Lake
  • Olges Lake
  • Round Lake
  • Wilkins Lake


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)2,087[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts


  • "Germantown 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". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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Germantown Township, Clinton County, Illinois
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