Pierce Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Pierce Township
Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°50′54″N 88°39′29″W / 41.84833°N 88.65806°W / 41.84833; -88.65806Coordinates: 41°50′54″N 88°39′29″W / 41.84833°N 88.65806°W / 41.84833; -88.65806
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established Prior to 1853
Area
 • Total 35.11 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Land 35.03 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.26%
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 454
 • Density 13/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60115, 60119, 60151, 60520
GNIS feature ID 0429561

Pierce Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 454 and it contained 187 housing units.[1] Pierce Township was formed from Squaw Grove and Pampas Township before 1853.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.11 square miles (90.9 km2), of which 35.03 square miles (90.7 km2) (or 99.77%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.26%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Community Methodist and Saint Marys.

School districts[edit]

  • Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
  • Hinckley-Big Rock Community Unit School District 429
  • Indian Creek Community Unit District 425
  • Kaneland Community Unit School District 302

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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