Dement Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Dement 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
CountyOgle
EstablishedSeptember 11, 1855
Area
 • Total35 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Land34.95 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation
860 ft (262 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
957
 • Density28.3/sq mi (10.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60113, 61068
FIPS code17-141-19382

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.[2]

History[edit]

Dement Township was formed from the east half of Flagg Township on September 11, 1855.[3] The township was named for John Dement (1804–1883), politician and militia commander from Illinois.[4]

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.[2] It contains the village of Creston, and the east side of the city of Rochelle.

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Woodlawn Cemetery.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016957[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Dement Township, Ogle County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-23.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States 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 -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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