Du Bois Township, Washington County, Illinois

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DuBois Township
Township
Map highlighting Du Bois Township, Washington County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°15′41″N 89°11′44″W / 38.26139°N 89.19556°W / 38.26139; -89.19556Coordinates: 38°15′41″N 89°11′44″W / 38.26139°N 89.19556°W / 38.26139; -89.19556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Washington
Settled November 6, 1888
Area
 • Total 36.8 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Land 36.76 sq mi (95.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 522 ft (159 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 719
 • Density 20.3/sq mi (7.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-189-20877

DuBois Township is located in Washington County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 748 and it contained 366 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

DuBois Township is named for Jesse K. Du Bois, state auditor of public accounts, 1856-1864.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.76 square miles (95.2 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 719 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 109. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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