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Dorchester Township, Macoupin County, Illinois

Dorchester Township (T7N R7W) is located in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,550 and it contained 652 housing units.[2]

Dorchester Township
Map highlighting Dorchester Township, Macoupin County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°2′N 89°52′W / 39.033°N 89.867°W / 39.033; -89.867Coordinates: 39°2′N 89°52′W / 39.033°N 89.867°W / 39.033; -89.867
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMacoupin
SettledNovember 1, 1870
Area
 • Total36.11 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land35.98 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation
620 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,489
 • Density43.1/sq mi (16.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-117-20383

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GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.11 square miles (93.5 km2), of which 35.98 square miles (93.2 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.36%) is water.[2]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 20161,489[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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