Shabbona Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

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Shabbona Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°45′37″N 88°53′04″W / 41.76028°N 88.88444°W / 41.76028; -88.88444Coordinates: 41°45′37″N 88°53′04″W / 41.76028°N 88.88444°W / 41.76028; -88.88444
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 35.18 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 34.59 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.68%
Elevation 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,453
 • Density 42/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60518, 60530, 60550, 60556
GNIS feature ID 0429734

Shabbona Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,453 and it contained 603 housing units.[1] The township contains the Chief Shabbona Forest Preserve and Shabbona Lake State Park.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.18 square miles (91.1 km2), of which 34.59 square miles (89.6 km2) (or 98.32%) is land and 0.59 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.68%) is water.[1] The township is named after the Potawatomi tribal leader, Chief Shabbona.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these four cemeteries: Old English, Smith, Lee Calvary and Rose Hill.

School districts[edit]

  • Indian Creek Community Unit District 425

Political districts[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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