DeKalb Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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DeKalb 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′13″N 88°46′20″W / 41.93694°N 88.77222°W / 41.93694; -88.77222Coordinates: 41°56′13″N 88°46′20″W / 41.93694°N 88.77222°W / 41.93694; -88.77222
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established November 20, 1850
Area
 • Total 35.37 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Land 35.12 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)  0.68%
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 46,781
 • Density 1,331.9/sq mi (514.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60111, 60115, 60150, 60178
GNIS feature ID 0428884

DeKalb Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 46,781 and it contained 18,006 housing units.[1] DeKalb Township was originally named Orange Township, but was renamed on November 20, 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.37 square miles (91.6 km2), of which 35.12 square miles (91.0 km2) (or 99.29%) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 0.68%) is water.[1]

Map of DeKalb Township

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Evergreen, Fairview Park, Oaklawn, Pleasant Street, Saint Mary's Catholic DeKalb and Whitmore.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Hoffman Airport
  • Kishwaukee Comm Health Heliport

School districts[edit]

  • Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
  • 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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