Delavan Township, Tazewell County, Illinois

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Delavan Township
Township
Location in Tazewell County
Location in Tazewell County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 30.18 sq mi (78.2 km2)
 • Land 30.16 sq mi (78.1 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.07%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,995
 • Density 68.3/sq mi (26.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 17-179-19239

Delavan Township is located in Tazewell County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,061 and it contained 902 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Delavan Township is named for Edward C. Delavan, a temperance advocate from Albany, New York.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.18 square miles (78.2 km2), of which 30.16 square miles (78.1 km2) (or 99.93%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.07%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,995[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 103.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°21′33″N 89°32′59″W / 40.35917°N 89.54972°W / 40.35917; -89.54972