Nameoki Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Nameoki Township
Park along Horseshoe Lake
Park along Horseshoe Lake
Map highlighting Nameoki Township, Madison County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
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
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMadison
SettledNovember 2, 1875
Area
 • Total26.76 sq mi (69.3 km2)
 • Land21.95 sq mi (56.9 km2)
 • Water4.81 sq mi (12.5 km2)
Elevation
400 ft (100 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
12,347
 • Density577.8/sq mi (223.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-119-51583

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.[2]

History[edit]

Nameoki is derived from an Indian name meaning "smoky".[3]

Geography[edit]

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.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201612,347[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. 574.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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