Fort Russell Township, Madison County, Illinois facts for kids
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Fort Russell Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
|Settled||November 2, 1875|
|• Total||37.16 sq mi (96.2 km2)|
|• Land||36.69 sq mi (95.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)|
|Elevation||492 ft (150 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||249.3/sq mi (96.3/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Fort Russell Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,146 and it contained 3,903 housing units. With Moro, Meadowbrook, and Holiday Shores being notable communities within the Township.
Fort Russell Township takes its name from Fort Russell (est. 1812), which was named for Col. William Russell.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.16 square miles (96.2 km2), of which 36.69 square miles (95.0 km2) (or 98.74%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.26%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
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