Maryland Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Maryland Township
Location in Ogle County.
Location in Ogle County.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
 • Supervisor Fred Wiederholtz
 • Total 36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Population (2010)
 • Total 535
 • Density 14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Maryland Township is located in Ogle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 535 and it contained 251 housing units.[1]


"Whereas, It appears from a communication from the Auditor of State to the Clerk of the County Court that, by a decision in his office, the names of the Towns [sic Townships] of Harrison, Eagle and Brooklyn must be changed, in pursuance of which the name of the Town is changed to the name of Maryland; the name of the Town of Brooklyn is changed to Rockvale, and the name of the Town of Eagle is changed to the name of Pine Rock." [Nov. 12, 1850][2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2), of which 36.02 square miles (93.3 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[1]


  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. 
  2. ^ The History of Ogle County, Illinois,... (Chicago, Ill.: H. F. Kett & Co., 1878), p. 331.

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Coordinates: 42°08′42″N 89°29′35″W / 42.144967°N 89.493024°W / 42.144967; -89.493024