Ophir Township, LaSalle County, Illinois

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Ophir Township
Township
Location in LaSalle County
Location in LaSalle County
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLaSalle
EstablishedMay, 1850
Area
 • Total33.97 sq mi (88.0 km2)
 • Land33.95 sq mi (87.9 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
494
 • Density15/sq mi (6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-099-56224

Ophir Township is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 508 and it contained 201 housing units.[2] Ophir Township was originally named Fremont Township, but was renamed in May, 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.97 square miles (88.0 km2), of which 33.95 square miles (87.9 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. 2016494[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°30′08″N 88°59′49″W / 41.50222°N 88.99694°W / 41.50222; -88.99694