Kinmundy Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Kinmundy Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 584 ft (178.0 m)
Coordinates 38°47′N 88°52′W / 38.783°N 88.867°W / 38.783; -88.867Coordinates: 38°47′N 88°52′W / 38.783°N 88.867°W / 38.783; -88.867
Area 36.98 sq mi (95.8 km2)
 - land 36.65 sq mi (95 km2)
 - water 0.33 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,186 (2010)
Density 32.4/sq mi (12.5/km2)
Settled November 4, 1873
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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Location in Marion County
Location of Kinmundy Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Kinmundy Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,186 and it contained 542 housing units.[1]

Kinmundy is believed to be named after a place in Scotland.[2]


Kinmundy Township (T4N R3E) is centered at 38°47'N 88°51'W (38.778, -88.983). It is traversed northeast-southwest by Interstate Route 57, State Route 37 and the East Fork of the Kaskaskia River. The city of Kinmundy is located near the center of the township. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.98 square miles (95.8 km2), of which 36.65 square miles (94.9 km2) (or 99.11%) is land and 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2) (or 0.89%) is water.[1]

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  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. 176. 

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