Peru Township, LaSalle County, Illinois

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Peru Township
Township
Location in LaSalle County
Location in LaSalle County
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Established September 27, 1856
Area
 • Total 17.98 sq mi (46.6 km2)
 • Land 17.48 sq mi (45.3 km2)
 • Water 0.51 sq mi (1.3 km2)  2.84%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 10,319
 • Density 614.1/sq mi (237.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-099-59247

Peru Township is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,732 and it contained 4,971 housing units.[2] Peru Township was originally named Salisbury Township, but was changed on September 27, 1856.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.98 square miles (46.6 km2), of which 17.48 square miles (45.3 km2) (or 97.22%) is land and 0.51 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 2.84%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 10,319 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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Coordinates: 41°19′28″N 89°08′06″W / 41.32444°N 89.13500°W / 41.32444; -89.13500