Cortland Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Cortland Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′00″N 88°39′00″W / 41.93333°N 88.65000°W / 41.93333; -88.65000Coordinates: 41°56′00″N 88°39′00″W / 41.93333°N 88.65000°W / 41.93333; -88.65000
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedFebruary 1, 1865
Area
 • Total35.3 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land35.08 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation
850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total10,968
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
11,145
 • Density312.6/sq mi (120.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60112, 60115, 60151, 60178
FIPS code17-037-16483

Cortland Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,968 and it contained 4,267 housing units.[2] Cortland Township was originally named Richland Township, but was renamed to Pampas Township on November 20, 1850; it was renamed to Cortland Township on February 1, 1865.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2), of which 35.08 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.59%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Mount Rest
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Ohio Grove

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport
  • Ruder Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201611,145[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
  • Kaneland Community Unit School District 302
  • Sycamore Community Unit School District 427

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Cortland Township, DeKalb County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  • US Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • US National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]