Malta Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Malta Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°55′59″N 88°52′58″W / 41.93306°N 88.88278°W / 41.93306; -88.88278Coordinates: 41°55′59″N 88°52′58″W / 41.93306°N 88.88278°W / 41.93306; -88.88278
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedDecember, 1858
Area
 • Total34.97 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Land34.9 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.20%
Elevation
915 ft (279 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,608
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,594
 • Density46.1/sq mi (17.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60111, 60115, 60150, 61068
FIPS code17-037-46292

Malta Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,608 and it contained 640 housing units.[2] Malta Township was originally formed as Etna Township from a portion of DeKalb Township in September, 1856; it was renamed to Malta Township in December 1858. Kishwaukee College is in this township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.97 square miles (90.6 km2), of which 34.9 square miles (90 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Hudson
  • Malta

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Hendrickson Flying Service Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Harkness Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,594[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
  • Indian Creek Community Unit District 425

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Malta 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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