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Decatur Township, Macon County, Illinois

Decatur Township

Location in Macon County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macon
Settlement November 8, 1859
 • Total 31.12 sq mi (80.6 km2)
 • Land 29.08 sq mi (75.3 km2)
 • Water 2.05 sq mi (5.3 km2)  6.59%
Population (2010)
 • Total 52,915
 • Density 1,819.8/sq mi (702.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Decatur Township is located in Macon County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 52,915 and it contained 24,918 housing units.[1]

Cities and towns

  • Bearsdale
  • Decatur (main part)
  • Wyckles Corners

Adjacent townships


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.12 square miles (80.6 km2), of which 29.08 square miles (75.3 km2) (or 93.44%) is land and 2.05 square miles (5.3 km2) (or 6.59%) is water.[1]


External links

  • Illinois State Archives

Coordinates: 39°51′N 88°58′W / 39.850°N 88.967°W / 39.850; -88.967

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