Sandoval Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Sandoval Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°36′N 89°7′W / 38.600°N 89.117°W / 38.600; -89.117Coordinates: 38°36′N 89°7′W / 38.600°N 89.117°W / 38.600; -89.117
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Settled 1896
 • Total 17.6 sq mi (46 km2)
 • Land 17.54 sq mi (45.4 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 492 ft (150 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 2,202
 • Density 132.4/sq mi (51.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-121-67457

Sandoval Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,322 and it contained 1,005 housing units.[2]


Sandoval Township (W½ T2N R1E) is centered at 38°36'N 89°7'W (38.362, -89.068). It is transversed north-south by U.S. Route 51 and east-west by U.S. Route 50. The city of Sandoval is located in the center of the township and Junction City is located in the southern part. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.6 square miles (46 km2), of which 17.54 square miles (45.4 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[2]

Prior to 1896 Sandoval Township was the western part of Odin Township.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 2,202 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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