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)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 455
 • Density 13/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60115, 60119, 60151, 60520
FIPS code 17-037-59676

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.[2] 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.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 455 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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]

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