DeKalb Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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DeKalb Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′13″N 88°46′20″W / 41.93694°N 88.77222°W / 41.93694; -88.77222Coordinates: 41°56′13″N 88°46′20″W / 41.93694°N 88.77222°W / 41.93694; -88.77222
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedNovember 20, 1850
Government
 • SupervisorEric Johnson
 • Town ClerkGeralynne Kunde
 • AssessorJohn Hietikko
Area
 • Total35.37 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Land35.12 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)  0.68%
Elevation
866 ft (264 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total46,781
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
45,883
 • Density1,331.9/sq mi (514.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60111, 60115, 60150, 60178
FIPS code17-037-19174

DeKalb Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 46,781 and it contained 18,006 housing units.[2] DeKalb Township was originally named Orange Township, but was renamed on November 20, 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.37 square miles (91.6 km2), of which 35.12 square miles (91.0 km2) (or 99.29%) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 0.68%) is water.[2]

Map of DeKalb Township

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Evergreen
  • Fairview Park
  • Oaklawn
  • Pleasant Street
  • St Mary's Catholic DeKalb
  • Whitmore

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Hoffman Airport
  • Kishwaukee Comm Health Heliport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201645,883[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

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

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "DeKalb 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]