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Meridian Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Meridian Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°38′00″N 89°12′00″W / 38.63333°N 89.20000°W / 38.63333; -89.20000Coordinates: 38°38′00″N 89°12′00″W / 38.63333°N 89.20000°W / 38.63333; -89.20000
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 4, 1873
 • Total36.89 sq mi (95.5 km2)
 • Land36.82 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
479 ft (146 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62231, 62283 62801, 62882
FIPS code17-027-48476

Meridian Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 547 and it contained 255 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.89 square miles (95.5 km2), of which 36.82 square miles (95.4 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains two cemeteries: Bethlehem Lutheran and Stacey.[3]

Major highways


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)549[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts

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

Political districts


  • "Meridian 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. ^ "Meridian Township Cemetery Index". Clinton Co ILGenWeb Project. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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Meridian Township, Clinton County, Illinois
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