Nelson Township, Lee County, Illinois

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Nelson Township
Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLee
EstablishedFebruary 28, 1860
Government
 • SupervisorMarlin Jensen
Area
 • Total23.65 sq mi (61.3 km2)
 • Land22.5 sq mi (58 km2)
 • Water1.15 sq mi (3.0 km2)  4.86%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
825
 • Density38.8/sq mi (15.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-103-51960

Nelson Township is located in Lee County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 874 and it contained 439 housing units.[2] Nelson Township was formed from Dixon Township on February 28, 1860.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.65 square miles (61.3 km2), of which 22.5 square miles (58 km2) (or 95.14%) is land and 1.15 square miles (3.0 km2) (or 4.86%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016825[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°47′59″N 89°34′28″W / 41.799856°N 089.574553°W / 41.799856; -089.574553