Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Franklin Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′31″N 88°52′55″W / 42.10861°N 88.88194°W / 42.10861; -88.88194Coordinates: 42°06′31″N 88°52′55″W / 42.10861°N 88.88194°W / 42.10861; -88.88194
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land35.86 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water0.38 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.05%
Elevation
791 ft (241 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,502
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,493
 • Density69.8/sq mi (26.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60145, 60146
FIPS code17-037-27650

Franklin Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,502 and it contained 950 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.24 square miles (93.9 km2), of which 35.86 square miles (92.9 km2) (or 98.95%) is land and 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2) (or 1.05%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Charter Oak
  • Hick's Mill
  • Maple
  • Pine Hill

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Harold Bunger Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,493[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Hiawatha Community Unit School District 426

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  • US Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • US 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". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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