Patoka Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Patoka Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 499 ft (152.1 m)
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
Area 34.97 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 - land 34.95 sq mi (91 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,038 (2010)
Density 29.7/sq mi (11.5/km2)
Settled November 4, 1873
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Patoka Township, Marion County, Illinois.svg
Location in Marion County
Location of Patoka Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

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


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.[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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