Coal Valley Township, Rock Island County, Illinois

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Coal Valley Township
Township
Location in Rock Island County
Location in Rock Island County
Rock Island County's location in Illinois
Rock Island County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Rock Island
Established November 4, 1856
Area
 • Total 12.06 sq mi (31.2 km2)
 • Land 11.78 sq mi (30.5 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)  2.32%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 4,399
 • Density 374.3/sq mi (144.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-161-15248

Coal Valley Township is located in Rock Island County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,408 and it contained 1,910 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Coal Valley Township was named for coal mines in the vicinity.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 12.06 square miles (31.2 km2), of which 11.78 square miles (30.5 km2) (or 97.68%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 2.32%) is water.[2]

Quad City International Airport is partially in Coal Valley Township.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20164,399[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 85. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°26′00″N 90°28′32″W / 41.43333°N 90.47556°W / 41.43333; -90.47556