Nunda Township, McHenry County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nunda Township
Township
Location in McHenry County
Location in McHenry County
Country United States
State Illinois
County McHenry
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 48.02 sq mi (124.4 km2)
 • Land 46.77 sq mi (121.1 km2)
 • Water 1.25 sq mi (3.2 km2)  2.60%
Population (2010)
 • Total 38,245
 • Density 817.7/sq mi (315.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Nunda Township is located in McHenry County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 38,245 and it contained 14,492 housing units.[1] Nunda Township changed its name from Brooklyn Township on December 28, 1850. Nunda Township shares the distinction with McHenry Township as being the two largest townships by land area in McHenry County, at 48.3 square miles (130 km2) each.

NUNDA is pronounced locally "Nun-day" or "Noon-day" not "Nun-duh".[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 48.02 square miles (124.4 km2), of which 46.77 square miles (121.1 km2) (or 97.40%) is land and 1.25 square miles (3.2 km2) (or 2.60%) is water.[1]

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. 
  2. ^ http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/ILMCHENR/2002-08/1030549296

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°17′01″N 88°16′42″W / 42.28361°N 88.27833°W / 42.28361; -88.27833