Olive Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Coordinates: 38°57′35″N 89°45′40″W / 38.95972°N 89.76111°W / 38.95972; -89.76111
Olive Township
Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 587 ft (178.9 m)
Coordinates 38°57′35″N 89°45′40″W / 38.95972°N 89.76111°W / 38.95972; -89.76111
Area 31.52 sq mi (81.6 km2)
 - land 31.19 sq mi (81 km2)
 - water 0.33 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,785 (2010)
Density 57.2 / sq mi (22.1 / km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location in Madison County
Location of Olive Township in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Olive Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,785 and it contained 842 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Olive Township was organized in 1876. Abel Olive was an early settler.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.52 square miles (81.6 km2), of which 31.19 square miles (80.8 km2) (or 98.95%) is land and 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2) (or 1.05%) 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. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 587. 

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