Omphghent Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Omphghent Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 489 ft (149.0 m)
Coordinates 38°57′31″N 89°52′18″W / 38.95861°N 89.87167°W / 38.95861; -89.87167Coordinates: 38°57′31″N 89°52′18″W / 38.95861°N 89.87167°W / 38.95861; -89.87167
Area 33.99 sq mi (88.0 km2)
 - land 33.55 sq mi (87 km2)
 - water 0.44 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 2,381 (2010)
Density 71/sq mi (27.4/km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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Location in Madison County
Location of Omphghent Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Omphghent Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,381 and it contained 1,021 housing units.[1]


Omphghent took its name from a church that stood near the home of the first permanent settler.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.99 square miles (88.0 km2), of which 33.55 square miles (86.9 km2) (or 98.71%) is land and 0.44 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.29%) is water.[1]


  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. 
  2. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 590. 

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