Sterling Township, Whiteside County, Illinois

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Sterling Township
Township
Scenery north of the Sterling city limits
Scenery north of the Sterling city limits
Location in Whiteside County
Location in Whiteside County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Whiteside
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63 km2)
 • Land 23.4 sq mi (61 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  4.49%
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,035
 • Density 770.8/sq mi (297.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Sterling Township is located in Whiteside County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 18,035 and it contained 8,003 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.5 square miles (63 km2), of which 23.4 square miles (61 km2) (or 95.51%) is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 4.49%) 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. 

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Coordinates: 41°48′49″N 89°41′20″W / 41.81361°N 89.68889°W / 41.81361; -89.68889