Venice Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Coordinates: 38°42′01″N 90°10′57″W / 38.70028°N 90.18250°W / 38.70028; -90.18250
Venice Township
Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 390 ft (118.9 m)
Coordinates 38°42′01″N 90°10′57″W / 38.70028°N 90.18250°W / 38.70028; -90.18250
Area 14.3 sq mi (37 km2)
 - land 10.82 sq mi (28 km2)
 - water 3.48 sq mi (9 km2)
Population 5,650 (2010)
Density 522.3 / sq mi (201.7 / km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location in Madison County
Location of Venice Township in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Venice Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,650 and it contained 2,728 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Venice Township was named from the village of Venice in 1876.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 14.3 square miles (37 km2), of which 10.82 square miles (28.0 km2) (or 75.66%) is land and 3.48 square miles (9.0 km2) (or 24.34%) 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. 577. 

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