Genoa Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Genoa Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′19″N 88°38′35″W / 42.10528°N 88.64306°W / 42.10528; -88.64306Coordinates: 42°06′19″N 88°38′35″W / 42.10528°N 88.64306°W / 42.10528; -88.64306
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total36.12 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.25%
Elevation
830 ft (253 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total5,704
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
5,710
 • Density158.3/sq mi (61.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60135, 60140, 60145, 60152, 60178
FIPS code17-037-28911

Genoa Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,704 and it contained 2,187 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Genoa Township is named after Genoa, New York.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.12 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

  • Genoa (east three-quarters)

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Genoa
  • Ney

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Aero Lake Estates Airport
  • Ramme Airport
  • Richard C Watson Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20165,710[1]
US Decennial Census[4]

School districts[edit]

  • Central Community Unit School District 301
  • Community Unit School District 300
  • Genoa-Kingston Community Unit School District 424

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Genoa 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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 136.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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