Erie Township, Whiteside County, Illinois

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Erie Township
Township
Location in Whiteside County
Location in Whiteside County
Coordinates: 41°38′43″N 90°06′56″W / 41.64528°N 90.11556°W / 41.64528; -90.11556Coordinates: 41°38′43″N 90°06′56″W / 41.64528°N 90.11556°W / 41.64528; -90.11556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Whiteside
Established November 4, 1851 (1851-11-04)
Area
 • Total 24.68 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Land 23.99 sq mi (62.1 km2)
 • Water 0.69 sq mi (1.8 km2)  2.80%
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,006
 • Density 83.6/sq mi (32.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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Erie Township is located in Whiteside County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,006 and it contained 836 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Erie Township is named after Erie County, New York.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.68 square miles (63.9 km2), of which 23.99 square miles (62.1 km2) (or 97.20%) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 2.80%) is water.[3]

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