Fort Russell Township, Madison County, Illinois facts for kids
|Fort Russell Township|
|Elevation||492 ft (150 m)|
|Area||37.16 sq mi (96.2 km²)|
|- land||36.69 sq mi (95 km²)|
|- water||0.47 sq mi (1 km²)|
|Density||249.3 /sq mi (96.3 /km²)|
|Settled||November 2, 1875|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
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.
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