Stites Township, St. Clair County, Illinois

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Stites Township
Location in St. Clair County
Location in St. Clair County
St. Clair County's location in Illinois
St. Clair County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County St. Clair
Established February, 1888
 • Total 2.36 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.11 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Water 0.25 sq mi (0.6 km2)  10.59%
Population (2010)
 • Total 749
 • Density 355/sq mi (137/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Stites Township is located in St. Clair County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 749 and it contained 326 housing units.[1] Stites Township was originally named Brooklyn Township when it was reorganized from a portion of East St. Louis Township in February, 1888. Its name was changed to Stites in April, 1888.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 2.36 square miles (6.1 km2), of which 2.11 square miles (5.5 km2) (or 89.41%) is land and 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) (or 10.59%) is water.[1]


  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. 

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Coordinates: 38°39′01″N 90°09′45″W / 38.65028°N 90.16250°W / 38.65028; -90.16250