Venice Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Venice Township
Township
Map highlighting Venice Township, Madison County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°42′01″N 90°10′57″W / 38.70028°N 90.18250°W / 38.70028; -90.18250Coordinates: 38°42′01″N 90°10′57″W / 38.70028°N 90.18250°W / 38.70028; -90.18250
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Settled November 2, 1875
Area
 • Total 14.3 sq mi (37 km2)
 • Land 10.82 sq mi (28.0 km2)
 • Water 3.48 sq mi (9.0 km2)
Elevation 390 ft (120 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 5,618
 • Density 522.3/sq mi (201.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-119-77486

Venice Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,650 and it contained 2,728 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Venice Township was named from the village of Venice in 1876.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 14.3 square miles (37 km2), of which 10.82 square miles (28.0 km2) (or 75.66%) is land and 3.48 square miles (9.0 km2) (or 24.34%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 5,618 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

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. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 577. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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