Mount Sterling Township, Brown County, Illinois

Mount Sterling Township, Brown County, Illinois
Mount Sterling Township
—  Township  —
Location in Brown County
Brown County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°58′22″N 90°44′54″W / 39.97278°N 90.74833°W / 39.97278; -90.74833Coordinates: 39°58′22″N 90°44′54″W / 39.97278°N 90.74833°W / 39.97278; -90.74833
Country United States
State Illinois
County Brown
Established November 8, 1853
 – Total 37.21 sq mi (96.38 km2)
 – Land 37.15 sq mi (96.22 km2)
 – Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 4,562
 – Density 122.8/sq mi (47.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62353, 62378
GNIS feature ID 0429409

Mount Sterling Township is one of nine townships in Brown County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,562[1].



According to the United States Census Bureau, Mount Sterling Township covers an area of 37.21 square miles (96.4 km2); of this, 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) or 0.16 percent is water.


Unincorporated towns

  • Hersman

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


The township contains these ten cemeteries: Greenwell, Harbour, Hersman, Icabod Perry, Keifer, Means, Mount Sterling Catholic, Mount Sterling City, Putnam and Wilson.

Major highways


  • Fairground

School districts

  • Brown County Community Unit School District 1

Political districts


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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