DuBois Township, Washington County, Illinois

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DuBois Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Washington
Elevation 522 ft (159.1 m)
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
Area 36.8 sq mi (95.3 km2)
 - land 36.76 sq mi (95 km2)
 - water 0.04 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 748 (2010)
Density 20.3/sq mi (7.8/km2)
Settled November 6, 1888
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Du Bois Township, Washington County, Illinois.svg
Location in Washington County
Location of DuBois Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

DuBois Township is located in Washington County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 748 and it contained 366 housing units.[1]


DuBois Township is named for Jesse K. Du Bois, state auditor of public accounts, 1856-1864.[2]


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.[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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 109. 

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