Afton Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Afton Township
Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°51′05″N 88°46′41″W / 41.85139°N 88.77806°W / 41.85139; -88.77806Coordinates: 41°51′05″N 88°46′41″W / 41.85139°N 88.77806°W / 41.85139; -88.77806
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established February 18, 1856
Area
 • Total 35.16 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 35.11 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.17%
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 861
 • Density 24.5/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60115, 60556
GNIS feature ID 0428573

Afton Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 861 and it contained 372 housing units.[1] Afton Township was formed from portions of DeKalb Township and Clinton Township on February 18, 1856.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.16 square miles (91.1 km2), of which 35.11 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Afton Center Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Jack W Watson Airport
  • Walter Airport

School districts[edit]

  • DeKalb Community Unit School District 428
  • Hinckley-Big Rock Community Unit School District 429
  • Indian Creek Community Unit District 425

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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