Medina Township, Peoria County, Illinois

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Medina Township
Location in Peoria County
Location in Peoria County
Peoria County's location in Illinois
Peoria County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Peoria
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 29.78 sq mi (77.1 km2)
 • Land 26.86 sq mi (69.6 km2)
 • Water 2.92 sq mi (7.6 km2)  9.81%
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,564
 • Density 467.7/sq mi (180.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Medina Township is located North of Peoria, in Peoria County, Illinois, and in the Illinois River Valley (West of the river itself). As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,564 and it contained 4,993 housing units.[1]

Medina Township changed its name from Franklin Township on an unknown date, but most likely in 1850.

Headquartered in Mossville, it is served by two schools: Illinois Valley Central School District #321, and Dunlap School District #323.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.78 square miles (77.1 km2), of which 26.86 square miles (69.6 km2) (or 90.19%) is land and 2.92 square miles (7.6 km2) (or 9.81%) 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. 

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Coordinates: 40°49′47″N 89°34′57″W / 40.829855°N 089.582605°W / 40.829855; -089.582605