Dunham Township, McHenry County, Illinois

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Dunham Township
Township
Location in McHenry County
Location in McHenry County
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMcHenry
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total35.97 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land35.96 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,753
 • Density79.1/sq mi (30.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-111-21111
Websitehttps://www.toi.org/Townships/McHenry_County/Dunham_Township/Dunham-Township

Dunham Township is located in McHenry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,844 and it contained 1,035 housing units.[2] It includes southern portions of Harvard, most of the city being in Chemung Township.

Dunham Township changed its name from Byron Township on December 28, 1850, to avoid confusion with Byron Township and to honor a resident, Solomon J. Dunham.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.97 square miles (93.2 km2), of which 35.96 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,753[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. ^ History of Dunham (1922 - extract)
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°21′59″N 88°39′08″W / 42.36639°N 88.65222°W / 42.36639; -88.65222