Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Centralia Township
Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Settled November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land 35.02 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Water 1.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 14,547
 • Density 429.5/sq mi (165.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-121-12177

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.[2]

Geography[edit]

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.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 14,547 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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