Forreston Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Forreston Township
Forreston Township Building in Forreston, Illinois.
Forreston Township Building in Forreston, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°07′44″N 89°34′46″W / 42.12889°N 89.57944°W / 42.12889; -89.57944Coordinates: 42°07′44″N 89°34′46″W / 42.12889°N 89.57944°W / 42.12889; -89.57944
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
SettledMarch 4, 1857
Government
 • MayorSteven Greenfield
Area
 • Total36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land36.34 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,974
 • Density57.2/sq mi (22.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-141-27078

Forreston Township is located in Ogle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,080 and it contained 885 housing units.[2] Forreston Township was formed from a portion of Brookville Township on March 4, 1857. The village of Forreston and the unincorporated community of Baileyville are located within it.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 36.34 square miles (94.1 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,974[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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