Laona Township, Winnebago County, Illinois

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Laona Township
Township
Location in Winnebago County
Location in Winnebago County
Coordinates: 42°28′23″N 89°19′32″W / 42.47306°N 89.32556°W / 42.47306; -89.32556Coordinates: 42°28′23″N 89°19′32″W / 42.47306°N 89.32556°W / 42.47306; -89.32556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Winnebago
Established November 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
Government
 • Supervisor J. Ronald Waldschmidt
Area
 • Total 27.4 sq mi (71 km2)
 • Land 27.12 sq mi (70.2 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)  1.02%
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,218
 • Density 46.1/sq mi (17.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-201-42054
[2][3]

Laona Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,250 and it contained 707 housing units.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.4 square miles (71 km2), of which 27.12 square miles (70.2 km2) (or 98.98%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 1.02%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,218 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

Notable person[edit]

  • Merle K. Anderson (1904-1982), farmer and Illinois state representative, was born in Laona Township.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Township of Laona
  3. ^ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  6. ^ 'Merle K. Anderson-obituary,' Beloit Daily News, January 20, 1982

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