Caledonia Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Caledonia Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 88°54′06″W / 42.37083°N 88.90167°W / 42.37083; -88.90167Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 88°54′06″W / 42.37083°N 88.90167°W / 42.37083; -88.90167
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total24.35 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Land24.04 sq mi (62.3 km2)
 • Water0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)  1.27%
Elevation
912 ft (278 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
7,397
 • Density309.5/sq mi (119.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61008, 61011, 61065
FIPS code17-007-10435

Caledonia Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,439 and it contained 2,537 housing units.[2] Sometime after 1921, Poplar Grove Township was formed from a portion of Caledonia Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.35 square miles (63.1 km2), of which 24.04 square miles (62.3 km2) (or 98.73%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 1.27%) is water.[2]

Cities[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • North Caledonia

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Drake Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20167,397[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200
  • Rockford School District 205

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Caledonia 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]