Olive Township, Madison County, Illinois
|Elevation||587 ft (178.9 m)|
|Area||31.52 sq mi (81.6 km2)|
|- land||31.19 sq mi (81 km2)|
|- water||0.33 sq mi (1 km2)|
|Density||57.2/sq mi (22.1/km2)|
|Settled||November 2, 1875|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Location in Madison County
Location of Illinois in the United States
Olive Township was organized in 1876. Abel Olive was an early settler.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.52 square miles (81.6 km2), of which 31.19 square miles (80.8 km2) (or 98.95%) is land and 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2) (or 1.05%) is water.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 587.
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