Ottawa Township, LaSalle County, Illinois

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Ottawa Township
Township
Location in LaSalle County
Location in LaSalle County
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 21.05 sq mi (54.5 km2)
 • Land 19.67 sq mi (50.9 km2)
 • Water 1.38 sq mi (3.6 km2)  6.56%
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,290
 • Density 421.4/sq mi (162.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Ottawa Township is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,766 and it contained 5,601 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 16.12 square miles (41.8 km2), of which 15.2 square miles (39 km2) (or 94.29%) is land and 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2) (or 5.77%) is water.[1]

Government[edit]

Ottawa Township is the center of the county government, with an Appellate Court branch, the County Courthouse, and County Offices located within Ottawa proper and within Ottawa Township.

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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°20′54″N 88°52′50″W / 41.34833°N 88.88056°W / 41.34833; -88.88056