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. The township was named for [2 ] John Dement (1804–1883), politician and militia commander from Illinois. [3 ]
Geography [ edit ]
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35 square miles (91 km
2), of which 34.95 square miles (90.5 km 2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km 2) (or 0.14%) is water. It contains the village of [1 ] Creston, and the east side of the city of Rochelle.
Cemeteries [ edit ]
The township contains Woodlawn Cemetery.
Political districts [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ 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
^ 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
^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). . University of Illinois Press. p. 91. Place Names of Illinois ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
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