Marrowbone Township, Moultrie County, Illinois

Marrowbone Township is located in Moultrie County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,730 and it contained 751 housing units.[2]

Marrowbone Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°38′12″N 88°45′30″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMoultrie
SettledNovember 6, 1866
Area
  Total39.54 sq mi (102.4 km2)
  Land38.98 sq mi (101.0 km2)
  Water0.56 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation
656 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,687
  Density44.4/sq mi (17.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-139-47124

History

What is now Marrowbone Twp. was part of Shelby County when first settled in 1828. Upon establishment of Moultrie County in 1843, the township formed part of Thomason Precinct. Marrowbone Twp. was established on November 6, 1866, when the County adopted townships as its basic subdivision.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.54 square miles (102.4 km2), of which 38.98 square miles (101.0 km2) (or 98.58%) is land and 0.56 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.42%) is water.[2]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,687[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References


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