Rock Island Township, Rock Island County, Illinois

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Rock Island 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
 • Supervisor Alan Carmen
 • Total 5.74 sq mi (14.9 km2)
 • Land 4.84 sq mi (12.5 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2 km2)  15.68%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 17,435
 • Density 3,670/sq mi (1,420/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-161-65091

Rock Island Township is located in Rock Island County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,776 and it contained 7,271 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 5.74 square miles (14.9 km2), of which 4.84 square miles (12.5 km2) (or 84.32%) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (or 15.68%) is water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201617,435[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


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Coordinates: 41°30′23″N 90°33′54″W / 41.50639°N 90.56500°W / 41.50639; -90.56500