Maryland Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Maryland Township
Township
Location in Ogle County.
Location in Ogle County.
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
Government
 • SupervisorFred Wiederholtz
Area
 • Total36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
512
 • Density14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-141-47358

Maryland Township is located in Ogle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 535 and it contained 251 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

"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][3]

Geography[edit]

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.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016512[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ The History of Ogle County, Illinois,... (Chicago, Ill.: H. F. Kett & Co., 1878), p. 331.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]

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