Helvetia Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Helvetia Township
Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°41′56″N 89°39′33″W / 38.69889°N 89.65917°W / 38.69889; -89.65917Coordinates: 38°41′56″N 89°39′33″W / 38.69889°N 89.65917°W / 38.69889; -89.65917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Settled November 2, 1875
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Land 35.88 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 489 ft (149 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 8,567
 • Density 241/sq mi (93/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-119-33981

Helvetia Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,646 and it contained 3,638 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Helvetia Township was organized in 1876.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which 35.88 square miles (92.9 km2) (or 99.12%) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 0.88%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 8,567 [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. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 525. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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