Salem Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Salem Township
Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°36′N 88°59′W / 38.600°N 88.983°W / 38.600; -88.983Coordinates: 38°36′N 88°59′W / 38.600°N 88.983°W / 38.600; -88.983
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Settled November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 35.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land 35.38 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Water 0.34 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 512 ft (156 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 8,993
 • Density 262.5/sq mi (101.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-121-67249

Salem Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,286 and it contained 4,225 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

Salem Township (T2N R2E) is centered at 38°36'N 88°59'W (38.619, -88.980). It is traversed north-south by Interstate Route 57 and State Route 37 and east-west by U.S. Route 50. The city of Salem is located in the northeastern part of the township as is most of the Salem Reservoir (El. 166 m). According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.72 square miles (92.5 km2), of which 35.38 square miles (91.6 km2) (or 99.05%) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2) (or 0.95%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 8,993 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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