Shirland Township, Winnebago County, Illinois

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Shirland Township
Township
Location in Winnebago County
Location in Winnebago County
Coordinates: 42°28′08″N 89°12′12″W / 42.46889°N 89.20333°W / 42.46889; -89.20333Coordinates: 42°28′08″N 89°12′12″W / 42.46889°N 89.20333°W / 42.46889; -89.20333
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWinnebago
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
Government
 • SupervisorHelen J. Weaver
Area
 • Total19.28 sq mi (49.9 km2)
 • Land19.2 sq mi (50 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.41%
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
958
 • Density51.5/sq mi (19.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-201-69615
[2][3]

Shirland Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. It includes the unincorporated community of Shirland.

As of the 2010 census, its population was 988 and it contained 423 housing units.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 19.28 square miles (49.9 km2), of which 19.2 square miles (50 km2) (or 99.59%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.41%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016958[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

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 Shirland
  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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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