Stites Township, St. Clair County, Illinois

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Stites Township
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
StateIllinois
CountySt. Clair
EstablishedFebruary, 1888
Area
 • Total2.36 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land2.11 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Water0.25 sq mi (0.6 km2)  10.59%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
709
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

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]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016709[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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.

External links[edit]

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