Forreston Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Forreston Township
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Forreston Township Building in Forreston, Illinois.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
Elevation 902 ft (274.9 m)
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
Area 36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 - land 36.34 sq mi (94 km2)
 - water 0.02 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 2,080 (2010)
Density 57.2/sq mi (22.1/km2)
Settled March 4, 1857
Mayor Steven Greenfield
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Map highlighting Forreston Township, Ogle County, Illinois.svg
Location in the county of Ogle County.
Location of Forreston Township in Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Forreston Township is located in Ogle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,080 and it contained 885 housing units.[1] 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.


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.[1]


  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. 

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