Sandwich Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Sandwich Township
Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°40′20″N 88°37′48″W / 41.67222°N 88.63000°W / 41.67222; -88.63000Coordinates: 41°40′20″N 88°37′48″W / 41.67222°N 88.63000°W / 41.67222; -88.63000
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established July 14, 1896
Area
 • Total 15.39 sq mi (39.9 km2)
 • Land 15.33 sq mi (39.7 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.39%
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 7,645
 • Density 502.9/sq mi (194.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60511, 60548, 60552
FIPS code 17-037-67561

Sandwich Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,709 and it contained 3,005 housing units.[2] Sandwich Township was formed from a portion of Somonauk Township on July 14, 1896.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 15.39 square miles (39.9 km2), of which 15.33 square miles (39.7 km2) (or 99.61%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.39%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Oaklawn and Saint Paul's Catholic.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Gord Airport
  • Hospital Heliport
  • Sandwich Airport
  • Woodlake Landing Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 7,645 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Sandwich Community Unit School District 430
  • Somonauk Community Unit School District 432

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

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