Cortland Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Cortland Township
Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′00″N 88°39′00″W / 41.93333°N 88.65000°W / 41.93333; -88.65000Coordinates: 41°56′00″N 88°39′00″W / 41.93333°N 88.65000°W / 41.93333; -88.65000
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established February 1, 1865
Area
 • Total 35.3 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land 35.08 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,968
 • Density 312.6/sq mi (120.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60112, 60115, 60151, 60178
GNIS feature ID 0422242

Cortland Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,968 and it contained 4,267 housing units.[1] Cortland Township was originally named Richland Township, but was renamed to Pampas Township on November 20, 1850; it was renamed to Cortland Township on February 1, 1865.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2), of which 35.08 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.59%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Mound Rest, Mount Pleasant and Ohio Grove.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport
  • Ruder Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
  • Kaneland Community Unit School District 302
  • Sycamore Community Unit School District 427

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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