Odin Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Odin Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 518 ft (157.9 m)
Coordinates 38°36′N 89°4′W / 38.600°N 89.067°W / 38.600; -89.067Coordinates: 38°36′N 89°4′W / 38.600°N 89.067°W / 38.600; -89.067
Area 18.08 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 - land 18.05 sq mi (47 km2)
 - water 0.02 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,722 (2010)
Density 95.4/sq mi (36.8/km2)
Settled 1827
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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Location in Marion County
Location of Odin Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Odin Township is located in Marion County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,722 and it contained 735 housing units.[1]

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.[1]

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  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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