Caledonia Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Caledonia Township
Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 88°54′06″W / 42.37083°N 88.90167°W / 42.37083; -88.90167Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 88°54′06″W / 42.37083°N 88.90167°W / 42.37083; -88.90167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Boone
Settlement November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 24.35 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Land 24.04 sq mi (62.3 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)  1.27%
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,439
 • Density 309.5/sq mi (119.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61008, 61011, 61065
GNIS feature ID 0428749

Caledonia Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,439 and it contained 2,537 housing units.[1] Sometime after 1921, Poplar Grove Township was formed from a portion of Caledonia Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.35 square miles (63.1 km2), of which 24.04 square miles (62.3 km2) (or 98.73%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 1.27%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • North Caledonia

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Drake Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200
  • Rockford School District 205

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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