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
County DeKalb
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land 35.86 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water 0.38 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.05%
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,502
 • Density 69.8/sq mi (26.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60145, 60146
GNIS feature ID 0429025

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.[1]


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.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these four cemeteries: Charter Oak, Hick's Mill, Maple and Pine Hill.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Harold Bunger Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Hiawatha Community Unit School District 426

Political districts[edit]


  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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