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Alton Township, Madison County, Illinois

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Alton Township, Madison County, Illinois

Alton Township
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 509 ft (155.1 m)
Coordinates 54|14|N|90|09|14|W|type:city(27865)_region:US-IL name=


Area 16.74 sq mi (43.4 km2)
 - land 15.47 sq mi (40 km2)
 - water 1.27 sq mi (3 km2)
Population 27,865 (2010)
Density 1,801.2 / sq mi (695.4 / km2)
Settled November 2, 1875
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location in Madison County
Location of Alton Township in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Alton Township is located in Madison County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 27,865 and it contained 13,266 housing units.[1]

See also

Illinois portal


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 16.74 square miles (43.4 km2), of which 15.47 square miles (40.1 km2) (or 92.41%) is land and 1.27 square miles (3.3 km2) (or 7.59%) is water.[1]


External links

  • Illinois State Archives

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