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
County DeKalb
Established December, 1858
 • Total 34.97 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.20%
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,594
 • Density 46.1/sq mi (17.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60111, 60115, 60150, 61068
FIPS code 17-037-46292

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.


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]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Hudson and Malta.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Hendrickson Flying Service Airport


  • Harkness Lake


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

School districts[edit]

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

Political districts[edit]


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