Chouteau Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Chouteau Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 420 ft (128.0 m)
Coordinates 38°47′17″N 90°05′45″W / 38.78806°N 90.09583°W / 38.78806; -90.09583Coordinates: 38°47′17″N 90°05′45″W / 38.78806°N 90.09583°W / 38.78806; -90.09583
Area 32.95 sq mi (85.3 km2)
 - land 29.7 sq mi (77 km2)
 - water 3.25 sq mi (8 km2)
Population 8,226 (2010)
Density 277/sq mi (107.0/km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Chouteau Township, Madison County, Illinois.svg
Location in Madison County
Location of Chouteau Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Chouteau Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,226 and it contained 3,438 housing units.[1]


Chouteau Township was named for a member of the Chouteau family.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.95 square miles (85.3 km2), of which 29.7 square miles (77 km2) (or 90.14%) is land and 3.25 square miles (8.4 km2) (or 9.86%) 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. 
  2. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 484. 

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