Byron Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Byron Township
Byron Township building in Byron, Illinois, USA.
Byron Township building in Byron, Illinois, USA.
Location in Ogle County
Location in Ogle County
Coordinates: 42°10′10″N 89°16′29″W / 42.16944°N 89.27472°W / 42.16944; -89.27472Coordinates: 42°10′10″N 89°16′29″W / 42.16944°N 89.27472°W / 42.16944; -89.27472
Country United States
State Illinois
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
 • SupervisorDavid Burnworth
 • Total37.24 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Land36.68 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Water0.56 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.50%
732 ft (223 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density178.9/sq mi (69.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61010, 61047, 61061, 61102
FIPS code17-141-10253

Byron Township is one of twenty-four townships in Ogle County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,563 and it contained 2,594 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.24 square miles (96.5 km2), of which 36.68 square miles (95.0 km2) (or 98.50%) is land and 0.56 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.50%) is water.[2] It contains the north three-quarters of the city of Byron.


The township contains these two cemeteries: Byron City and Saint Mary's.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,336[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Byron Community Unit School District 226

Political districts[edit]


  • "Byron Township, Ogle County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-23.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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