Nameoki Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Nameoki Township
Horseshoe Lake Village.jpg
Park along Horseshoe Lake
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 400 ft (121.9 m)
Coordinates 38°42′09″N 90°05′05″W / 38.70250°N 90.08472°W / 38.70250; -90.08472Coordinates: 38°42′09″N 90°05′05″W / 38.70250°N 90.08472°W / 38.70250; -90.08472
Area 26.76 sq mi (69.3 km2)
 - land 21.95 sq mi (57 km2)
 - water 4.81 sq mi (12 km2)
Population 12,685 (2010)
Density 577.8/sq mi (223.1/km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Nameoki Township, Madison County, Illinois.svg
Location in Madison County
Location of Nameoki Township in Illinois
Map of USA IL.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States

Nameoki Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,685 and it contained 5,352 housing units.[1]


Nameoki is derived from an Indian name meaning "smoky".[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 26.76 square miles (69.3 km2), of which 21.95 square miles (56.9 km2) (or 82.03%) is land and 4.81 square miles (12.5 km2) (or 17.97%) 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. 574. 

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