Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Raccoon Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 548 ft (167.0 m)
Coordinates 38°31′N 88°59′W / 38.517°N 88.983°W / 38.517; -88.983Coordinates: 38°31′N 88°59′W / 38.517°N 88.983°W / 38.517; -88.983
Area 35.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 - land 35.25 sq mi (91 km2)
 - water 0.46 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,541 (2010)
Density 43.7/sq mi (16.9/km2)
Settled November 4, 1873
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois.svg
Location in Marion County
Location of Raccoon Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Raccoon Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,541 and it contained 744 housing units.[1]


Raccoon Township (T1N R2E) is centered at 38°31'N 88°59'W (38.518, -88.975).. The township is transversed north-south by Interstate Route 57 and State Route 37 and east as far as State Route 27 by State Route 161. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.72 square miles (92.5 km2), of which 35.25 square miles (91.3 km2) (or 98.68%) is land and 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.29%) 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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