Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Centralia Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 515 ft (157.0 m)
Coordinates 38°31′N 89°5′W / 38.517°N 89.083°W / 38.517; -89.083Coordinates: 38°31′N 89°5′W / 38.517°N 89.083°W / 38.517; -89.083
Area 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 - land 35.02 sq mi (91 km2)
 - water 1.08 sq mi (3 km2)
Population 15,042 (2010)
Density 429.5/sq mi (165.8/km2)
Settled November 4, 1873
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois.svg
Location in Marion County
Location of Centralia Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Centralia Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,042 and it contained 7,360 housing units.[1]


Centralia township (T1N R1E) is centered at 38°31'N 89°5'W (38.517, -89.087). The city of Centralia is located in the western part of the township. The township is traversed by U.S. Route 51 (north-south) and by State Route 161 (east-west). According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.02 square miles (90.7 km2) (or 97.01%) is land and 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 2.99%) is water.[1]

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  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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