Coal Valley Township, Rock Island County, Illinois

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History[edit]

Coal Valley Township was named for coal mines in the vicinity.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 12.06 square miles (31.2 km2), of which 11.78 square miles (30.5 km2) (or 97.68%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 2.32%) is water.[2]

Quad City International Airport is partially in Coal Valley Township.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 85. 
  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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Coordinates: 41°26′00″N 90°28′32″W / 41.43333°N 90.47556°W / 41.43333; -90.47556