Omega Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Omega Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 574 ft (175.0 m)
Coordinates 38°42′N 88°45′W / 38.700°N 88.750°W / 38.700; -88.750Coordinates: 38°42′N 88°45′W / 38.700°N 88.750°W / 38.700; -88.750
Area 36.33 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 - land 35.49 sq mi (92 km2)
 - water 0.84 sq mi (2 km2)
Population 501 (2010)
Density 14.1/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Settled November 4, 1873
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Omega Township, Marion County, Illinois.svg
Location in Marion County
Location of Omega Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Omega Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 501 and it contained 212 housing units.[1]


Omega Township (T3N R4E) is centered at 38°42'N 88°45'W (38.699, -88.756). Forbes Lake (El. 156 m) and Stephen A. Forbes State Park are located mainly at the north end of the township. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.33 square miles (94.1 km2), of which 35.49 square miles (91.9 km2) (or 97.69%) is land and 0.84 square miles (2.2 km2) (or 2.31%) 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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