Godfrey Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,982 and it contained 7,708 housing units. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
Godfrey Township is named for Captain Benjamin Godfrey, an early settler and the township's largest landowner.
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Geography [ edit ]
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.64 square miles (94.9 km
2), of which 34.64 square miles (89.7 km 2) (or 94.54%) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km 2) (or 5.46%) is water. [1 ]
References [ edit ]
^ 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.
^ Gannett, Henry (1905). . Govt. Print. Off. p. 139. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States
^ Norton, William T. (1912). . The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 516. Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912
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