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Carbondale Township, Jackson County, Illinois

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Country  United States
County  Jackson
Time zone  CST (UTC-6)
Elevation  122 m
Local time  Thursday 5:39 PM
State  Illinois
Established  November 4, 1884
ZIP codes  62901, 62966
Area  98.86 km²
Population  29,544 (2010)
Carbondale Township, Jackson County, Illinois
Weather  11°C, Wind NW at 10 km/h, 36% Humidity

Carbondale Township is one of sixteen townships in Jackson County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 29,544 and it contained 14,341 housing units. Southern Illinois University is located in this township.



According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.17 square miles (98.9 km2), of which 37.41 square miles (96.9 km2) (or 98.01%) is land and 0.76 square miles (2.0 km2) (or 1.99%) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

  • Carbondale (vast majority)
  • Unincorporated towns

  • Evergreen Terrace at 37.699217°N 89.23564°W / 37.699217; -89.23564
  • Southern Hills at 37.703939°N 89.210639°W / 37.703939; -89.210639
  • (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

    Adjacent townships

  • De Soto Township (north)
  • Makanda Township (south)
  • Pomona Township (southwest)
  • Murphysboro Township (west)
  • Somerset Township (northwest)
  • Cemeteries

    The township contains these six cemeteries: Dillinger, North County Line, Oakland, Snider Hill, Winchester and Woodlawn.

    Major highways

  • U.S. Route 51
  • Illinois Route 13
  • Airports and landing strips

  • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Heliport
  • Lakes

  • Campus Lake
  • Landmarks

  • Attucks Park
  • Evergreen Park
  • Southern Illinois Airport (southeast quarter)
  • The Crossings
  • University Mall
  • School districts

  • Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186
  • Political districts

  • Illinois' 12th congressional district
  • State House District 115
  • State Senate District 58
  • References

    Carbondale Township, Jackson County, Illinois Wikipedia

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