Marine Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Marine Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 528 ft (160.9 m)
Coordinates 38°47′17″N 89°45′38″W / 38.78806°N 89.76056°W / 38.78806; -89.76056Coordinates: 38°47′17″N 89°45′38″W / 38.78806°N 89.76056°W / 38.78806; -89.76056
Area 35.55 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 - land 35.29 sq mi (91 km2)
 - water 0.26 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 2,243 (2010)
Density 63.6/sq mi (24.6/km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Marine Township, Madison County, Illinois.svg
Location in Madison County
Location of Marine Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Marine Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,243 and it contained 920 housing units.[1]


Marine Township was named by the sea captains who settled there.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.55 square miles (92.1 km2), of which 35.29 square miles (91.4 km2) (or 99.27%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.73%) 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. 563. 

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