Dement Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Dement Township
Township
Location in Ogle County
Location in Ogle County
Coordinates: 41°55′56″N 88°59′49″W / 41.93222°N 88.99694°W / 41.93222; -88.99694Coordinates: 41°55′56″N 88°59′49″W / 41.93222°N 88.99694°W / 41.93222; -88.99694
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Ogle
Established September 11, 1855
Area
 • Total 35 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Land 34.95 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 989
 • Density 28.3/sq mi (10.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60113, 61068
GNIS feature ID 0428886

Dement Township is one of twenty-four townships in Ogle County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 989 and it contained 409 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Dement Township was formed from the east half of Flagg Township on September 11, 1855.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35 square miles (91 km2), of which 34.95 square miles (90.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1] It contains the village of Creston, and the east side of the city of Rochelle.

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Woodlawn Cemetery.

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Kauffman, Horace G.; Kauffman, Rebecca H., eds. (1909). "Township History". Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Ogle County 2. Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company. pp. 739, 755. Retrieved 2010-11-23. 

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