Belvidere Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Belvidere Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°17′01″N 88°53′25″W / 42.28361°N 88.89028°W / 42.28361; -88.89028Coordinates: 42°17′01″N 88°53′25″W / 42.28361°N 88.89028°W / 42.28361; -88.89028
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total36.54 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land36.09 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.23%
Elevation
814 ft (248 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
29,669
 • Density834.2/sq mi (322.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61008, 61011, 61016, 61065, 61107, 61111, 61114
FIPS code17-007-05105

Belvidere Township is one of ten townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 30,109 and it contained 11,272 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.54 square miles (94.6 km2), of which 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2) (or 98.77%) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.23%) is water.[2]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Belvidere, Highland Garden of Memories, Orth and Saint James Catholic.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

Rivers[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Belvidere Landing Strp

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201629,669[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Belvidere Township, Boone County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]