Love Township, Vermilion County, Illinois

Love Township

Location in Vermilion County
Coordinates: 39°55′36″N 87°34′37″W / 39.92667°N 87.57694°W / 39.92667; -87.57694Coordinates: 39°55′36″N 87°34′37″W / 39.92667°N 87.57694°W / 39.92667; -87.57694
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Created 1902
  Total 20.38 sq mi (52.8 km2)
  Land 20.37 sq mi (52.8 km2)
  Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.05%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 257
  Density 12.6/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429285

Love Township is a township in Vermilion County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 257 and it contained 105 housing units.[1]


Love Township was created in 1902. It was named for a Vermilion county judge named I. A. Love.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 20.38 square miles (52.8 km2), of which 20.37 square miles (52.8 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.05%) is water.[1] The stream of Yankee Branch runs through this township.

Extinct towns

Adjacent townships


The township contains three cemeteries: Bethel, Whitlock and Yankee Point.


  1. 1 2 "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  2. Callary, Edmund (2009). Place Names of Illinois. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-252-03356-8.
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 12/4/2013. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.