Pecatonica Township, Winnebago County, Illinois

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Pecatonica Township
Township
Location in Winnebago County
Location in Winnebago County
Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 89°20′22″W / 42.33250°N 89.33944°W / 42.33250; -89.33944Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 89°20′22″W / 42.33250°N 89.33944°W / 42.33250; -89.33944
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWinnebago
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
Government
 • SupervisorJoseph Musso
Area
 • Total35.49 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land35.13 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water0.36 sq mi (0.9 km2)  1.01%
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
4,198
 • Density124/sq mi (48/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-201-58421
[2][3]

Pecatonica Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,355 and it contained 1,750 housing units.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.49 square miles (91.9 km2), of which 35.13 square miles (91.0 km2) (or 98.99%) is land and 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) (or 1.01%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20164,198[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

Points of Interest[edit]

Pecatonica Township contains the Pecatonica Wetlands Forest Preserve, a county park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Township of Pecatonica
  3. ^ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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