Pin Oak Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Pin Oak Township
Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°47′24″N 89°52′29″W / 38.79000°N 89.87472°W / 38.79000; -89.87472Coordinates: 38°47′24″N 89°52′29″W / 38.79000°N 89.87472°W / 38.79000; -89.87472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Settled November 2, 1875
Area
 • Total 36.06 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 35.59 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water 0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 551 ft (168 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 3,946
 • Density 110/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-119-60014

Pin Oak Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,916 and it contained 1,379 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Pin Oak Township was named from a grove of pin oak trees.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.06 square miles (93.4 km2), of which 35.59 square miles (92.2 km2) (or 98.70%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.30%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 3,946 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 594. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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