Galatia Township, Saline County, Illinois

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Coordinates: 37°50′00″N 88°39′00″W / 37.83333°N 88.65000°W / 37.83333; -88.65000
Galatia Township
Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Saline
Elevation 384 ft (117 m)
Coordinates 37°50′00″N 88°39′00″W / 37.83333°N 88.65000°W / 37.83333; -88.65000
Area 18.73 sq mi (48.5 km2)
 - land 18.61 sq mi (48 km2)
 - water 0.12 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,230 (2010)
Density 66.1 / sq mi (25.5 / km2)
Settled November 5, 1889
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location in Saline County
Location of Galatia Township in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Galatia Township is located in Saline County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,230 and it contained 592 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Galatia Township is named for Albert Gallatin.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.73 square miles (48.5 km2), of which 18.61 square miles (48.2 km2) (or 99.36%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.64%) is water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 133. 

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