Patoka Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Patoka Township
Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°47′N 89°5′W / 38.783°N 89.083°W / 38.783; -89.083Coordinates: 38°47′N 89°5′W / 38.783°N 89.083°W / 38.783; -89.083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Settled November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 34.97 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Land 34.95 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 499 ft (152 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,009
 • Density 29.7/sq mi (11.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-121-58070

Patoka Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,038 and it contained 523 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

Patoka Township (T4N R1E) is centered at 38°47'N 89°5'W (38.780, -89.086). It is traversed north-south by U.S. Route 51 and east-west by the North Fork of the Kaskaskia River. The city of Patoka is located near the south end of the township. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.97 square miles (90.6 km2), of which 34.95 square miles (90.5 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,009 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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