Dixon Township, Lee County, Illinois
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 6, 1849|
|• Total||30.36 sq mi (78.6 km2)|
|• Land||29.11 sq mi (75.4 km2)|
|• Water||1.25 sq mi (3.2 km2) 4.12%|
|Elevation||663 ft (202 m)|
|• Density||618.1/sq mi (238.6/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0428899|
Dixon Township was established on November 6, 1849. Two additional townships were created from it; Nelson Township was created on February 28, 1860, and South Dixon Township was created on February 12, 1867.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.36 square miles (78.6 km2), of which 29.11 square miles (75.4 km2) (or 95.88%) is land and 1.25 square miles (3.2 km2) (or 4.12%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Dixon (north three-quarters)
The township contains these five cemeteries: Burket, Chapel Hill, Dixon State School, Mount Union and Oakwood.
- Dixon Unit School District 170
- Illinois's 14th congressional district
- State House District 90
- State Senate District 45
- "Dixon Township, Lee County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-12.
- United States Census Bureau 2010 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States National Atlas
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
||Woosung Township, Ogle County||Grand Detour Township, Ogle County|
|Palmyra Township||Taylor Township, Ogle County|
|Nelson Township||South Dixon Township||Nachusa Township|