Xenia Township, Clay County, Illinois

Xenia Township

Location in Clay County

Clay County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°38′N 88°38′W / 38.633°N 88.633°W / 38.633; -88.633Coordinates: 38°38′N 88°38′W / 38.633°N 88.633°W / 38.633; -88.633
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clay
Established November 5, 1861
  Total 18.58 sq mi (48.1 km2)
  Land 18.57 sq mi (48.1 km2)
  Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.05%
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 658
  Density 35.4/sq mi (13.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62839, 62899
GNIS feature ID 0429965

Xenia Township is one of twelve townships in Clay County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658 and it contained 305 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township (N½ T2N R5E) has a total area of 18.58 square miles (48.1 km2), of which 18.57 square miles (48.1 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.05%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Camp Ground, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Salem and Toliver.

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  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.
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