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Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois

Centralia Township is located in Marion County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,042 and it contained 7,360 housing units.[2]

Centralia Township
Map highlighting Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°31′N 89°5′W / 38.517°N 89.083°W / 38.517; -89.083Coordinates: 38°31′N 89°5′W / 38.517°N 89.083°W / 38.517; -89.083
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMarion
SettledNovember 4, 1873
Area
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land35.02 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Water1.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation
515 ft (157 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
14,547
 • Density429.5/sq mi (165.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-121-12177

Contents

GeographyEdit

Centralia township (T1N R1E) is centered at 38°31'N 89°5'W (38.517, -89.087). The city of Centralia is located in the western part of the township. The township is traversed by U.S. Route 51 (north-south) and by State Route 161 (east-west). According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.02 square miles (90.7 km2) (or 97.01%) is land and 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 2.99%) is water.[2]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 201614,547[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Adjacent townshipsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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