Stites Township, St. Clair County, Illinois

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Stites Township
Location in St. Clair County
Location in St. Clair County
St. Clair County's location in Illinois
St. Clair County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
CountySt. Clair
EstablishedFebruary, 1888
 • Total2.36 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land2.11 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Water0.25 sq mi (0.6 km2)  10.59%
 • Estimate 
 • Density355/sq mi (137/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-163-72741

Stites Township is located in St. Clair County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 749 and it contained 326 housing units.[2] Stites Township was originally named Brooklyn Township when it was reorganized from a portion of East St. Louis Township in February, 1888. Its name was changed to Stites in April, 1888.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 2.36 square miles (6.1 km2), of which 2.11 square miles (5.5 km2) (or 89.41%) is land and 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) (or 10.59%) is water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)709[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


  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. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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Coordinates: 38°39′01″N 90°09′45″W / 38.65028°N 90.16250°W / 38.65028; -90.16250