Pin Oak Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Pin Oak Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 551 ft (167.9 m)
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
Area 36.06 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 - land 35.59 sq mi (92 km2)
 - water 0.47 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 3,916 (2010)
Density 110/sq mi (42.5/km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Pin Oak Township, Madison County, Illinois.svg
Location in Madison County
Location of Pin Oak Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

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.[1]


Pin Oak Township was named from a grove of pin oak trees.[2]


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.[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. 594. 

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