Horseshoe Lake, 2016


October 2, 2017

Last modified: February 26, 2018

Originally known as township 4 range 6, Marine Township was first settled by Major Isaac H. Ferguson and his brother-in-law John Warwick in 1813.((History of Madison County, Illinois, Illustrated. With Biographical Sketches of many Prominent Men and Pioneers (Edwardsville: W. R. Brink and Company, 1882), 83.)) Subsequent growth and settlement took place from 1820-1830 and the township became known as Marine Township. Marine village was incorporated March 8, 1867,((Flagg, James S., editor, Our 150 Years, 1812-1962. (Edwardsville: East 10 Publishing, 1962.), 61.)) and by 1910 it had 685 citizens.((W. T. Norton, ed., Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. (Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), 566.)) As of the 2010 census, Marine village has a population of 960.((Illinois: 2010, Summary Population and Housing Characteristics, 2010 Census of Population and Housing (Washington: Bureau of the Census, 2012), 62.))

Marine in 2017
From the Maps & Plats GIS Division of the Madison County Chief County Assessment Office

To access the village of Marine’s website, follow this link.

Cite this article: Nichol Allen, "Marine," Madison Historical: The Online Encyclopedia and Digital Archive for Madison County, Illinois, last modified February 26, 2018,
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