Ross Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Ross Township
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Location in Vermilion County


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Illinois
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Vermilion
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established_title = Created
established_date = 1851

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area_total_km2 = 112.45
area_land_km2 = 112.43
area_water_km2 = 0.02
area_total_sq_mi = 43.42
area_land_sq_mi = 43.41
area_water_sq_mi = 0.01
area_water_percent = 0.02

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 1476
population_density_km2 = 13.1
population_density_sq_mi = 34

elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 208
elevation_ft = 682
latd = 40
latm = 21
lats = 24
latNS = N
longd = 87
longm = 38
longs = 04
longEW = W

timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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Ross Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,476 [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-context=dt&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-mt_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U_P001&-CONTEXT=dt&-tree_id=4001&-all_geo_types=N&-geo_id=06000US1718365949&-search_results=01000US&-format=&-_lang=en United States Census Bureau American FactFinder] ] .

History

Ross Township was one of the eight townships created in 1851.

Geography

Ross Township covers an area of 43.42 square miles (112.45 square kilometers); of this, 0.01 square miles (0.02 square kilometers) or 0.02 percent is water.

Cities and towns

* Rossville (south three-quarters)

Extinct towns

* Rossville Junction

Adjacent townships

* Grant Township (north)
* Jordan Township, Warren County, Indiana (east)
* South Ross Township (south)
* Butler Township (west)
* Middlefork Township (west)

Cemeteries

The township contains four cemeteries: Bethel, Mann's Chapel, Miller and Prairie Chapel.

Major highways

*

Airports and landing strips

* James M. Adams Airport

References

* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/ U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)]
* [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/ United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files]

External links

* [http://www.us-counties.com/localgov/illinois.html US-Counties.com]
* [http://www.city-data.com/township/Ross-Vermilion-IL.html City-Data.com]
* [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad/vermilion.html Illinois State Archives]


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