Sandoval Township, Marion County, Illinois

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Sandoval Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 492 ft (150.0 m)
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
Area 17.6 sq mi (45.6 km2)
 - land 17.54 sq mi (45 km2)
 - water 0.06 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 2,322 (2010)
Density 132.4/sq mi (51.1/km2)
Settled 1896
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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Location in Marion County
Location of Sandoval Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

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.[1]


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.[1]

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

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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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