West Peoria Township, Peoria County, Illinois
|West Peoria Township|
Location in Peoria County
Peoria County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 6, 1849|
|• Supervisor||Allan Rosberg|
|• Total||3.54 sq mi (9.2 km2)|
|• Land||3.36 sq mi (8.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2) 5.08%|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
West Peoria Township is located in Peoria County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,458 and it contained 2,123 housing units. West Peoria was the portion of Peoria Township that was left when the City of Peoria Township was formed in 1907. It has two parts: the northern, most of which also became the city of West Peoria, Illinois in 1993; and the southern, a triangle between Bartonville, Peoria, and the Illinois River, and including part of Bartonville.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 3.54 square miles (9.2 km2), of which 3.36 square miles (8.7 km2) (or 94.92%) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 5.08%) is water.
- "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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