Rockvale Township, Ogle County, Illinois

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Rockvale Township
Rockvale Township building along Rt. 2 in Ogle County.
Rockvale Township building along Rt. 2 in Ogle County.
Map highlighting Rockvale Township, Ogle County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°06′03″N 89°18′58″W / 42.10083°N 89.31611°W / 42.10083; -89.31611Coordinates: 42°06′03″N 89°18′58″W / 42.10083°N 89.31611°W / 42.10083; -89.31611
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
SettledNovember 6, 1849
Government
 • MayorJeff Tremble
Area
 • Total35.64 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land34.76 sq mi (90.0 km2)
 • Water0.88 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,705
 • Density50.9/sq mi (19.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-141-65182

Rockvale Township is located in Ogle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,770 and it contained 804 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Rockvale Township was originally named Brooklyn Township, but changed its name on November 12, 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.64 square miles (92.3 km2), of which 34.76 square miles (90.0 km2) (or 97.53%) is land and 0.88 square miles (2.3 km2) (or 2.47%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,705[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.

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