Roscoe Township, Winnebago County, Illinois

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Roscoe Township
Township
Location in Winnebago County
Location in Winnebago County
Coordinates: 42°26′57″N 88°59′38″W / 42.44917°N 88.99389°W / 42.44917; -88.99389Coordinates: 42°26′57″N 88°59′38″W / 42.44917°N 88.99389°W / 42.44917; -88.99389
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWinnebago
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
Government
 • SupervisorJim Benkovich
Area
 • Total31.27 sq mi (81.0 km2)
 • Land30.69 sq mi (79.5 km2)
 • Water0.58 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.85%
Elevation
778 ft (237 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
19,225
 • Density641.8/sq mi (247.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-201-65624
[2][3]

Roscoe Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 19,694 and it contained 7,497 housing units.[4]

Roscoe Township was named for William Roscoe, an English historian.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.27 square miles (81.0 km2), of which 30.69 square miles (79.5 km2) (or 98.15%) is land and 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.85%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201619,225[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

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 Roscoe
  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. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 119.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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