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Paris Township, Edgar County, Illinois

Hampton Inn ($175)

August 22, 2021

It is like I won the lottery -- two Paris' in one place. I think this may be the only place that is the case. Paris' #21 and #22.

Paris Township is one of fifteen townships in Edgar County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,865 and it contained 4,763 housing units.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 45.39 square miles (117.6 km2), of which 44.98 square miles (116.5 km2) (or 99.10%) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 0.88%) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

  • Paris (vast majority)

Extinct towns

  • Harris


The township contains these five cemeteries: Conkey, Edgar, Paris Memorial Gardens, Redmon and Saint Marys.

Major highways

  • US Route 150

  • Illinois Route 1

  • Illinois Route 16

  • Illinois Route 133

Airports and landing strips

  • Paris Community Hospital Heliport

  • Stewart Airport

Demographics 2016 (est.)9,366[

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