Odin Township, Marion County, Illinois
|Elevation||518 ft (157.9 m)|
|Area||18.08 sq mi (46.8 km2)|
|- land||18.05 sq mi (47 km2)|
|- water||0.02 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Density||95.4/sq mi (36.8/km2)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Location in Marion County
Location of Illinois in the United States
The first Euro-American settler came to Odin Township in 1827.
Odin Township (E½ T2N R1E) is centered at 38°36'N 89°4'W (38.364, -89.059). It is transversed east-west by U.S. Route 50. The city of Odin is located in the eastern part of the township. Prior to 1896 Odin Township included what is now Sandoval Township. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.08 square miles (46.8 km2), of which 18.05 square miles (46.7 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.
- Carrigan Township (north and northwest)
- Tonti Township (northeast)
- Salem Township (east)
- Raccoon Township (southeast)
- Centralia Township (south and southwest)
- Sandoval Township (west)
- "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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