Peru Township, LaSalle County, Illinois
Location in LaSalle County
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
|Established||September 27, 1856|
|• Total||17.98 sq mi (46.6 km2)|
|• Land||17.48 sq mi (45.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.51 sq mi (1.3 km2) 2.84%|
|• Density||614.1/sq mi (237.1/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Peru Township is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,732 and it contained 4,971 housing units. Peru Township was originally named Salisbury Township, but was changed on September 27, 1856.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.98 square miles (46.6 km2), of which 17.48 square miles (45.3 km2) (or 97.22%) is land and 0.51 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 2.84%) is water.
- "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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