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Santa Fe Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Santa Fe Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°32′30″N 89°25′30″W / 38.54167°N 89.42500°W / 38.54167; -89.42500Coordinates: 38°32′30″N 89°25′30″W / 38.54167°N 89.42500°W / 38.54167; -89.42500
CountryUnited States
 • Total25.64 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Land25.48 sq mi (66.0 km2)
 • Water0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.62%
446 ft (136 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density44.6/sq mi (17.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62218, 62231, 62271
FIPS code17-027-67652

Santa Fe Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,136 and it contained 454 housing units.[2] The township was formed from part of Germantown and Carlyle townships.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.64 square miles (66.4 km2), of which 25.48 square miles (66.0 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.62%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages


The township contains these six cemeteries: Ira Maddux, Johnson, Locey, Old Nichols on the Ridge, Saint Cecelia and Sharp.[3]

Major highways


  • Big Flat Lake
  • Cow Lake
  • Goose Lake
  • Hog Lake
  • Horseshoe Lake
  • Little Swan Lake
  • Little Flat Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Savage Lake
  • Townsend Lake
  • Wildcat Lake


  • Royal Lake Resort (southwest half)


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)1,148[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1
  • Central Community High School District
  • Bartelso Elementary School District

Political districts


  • "Santa Fe 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. ^ "Santa Fe 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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Santa Fe Township, Clinton County, Illinois
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