Cortland Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

Summary

Cortland Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,968 and it contained 4,267 housing units.[2] Cortland Township was originally named Richland Township, but was renamed to Pampas Township on November 20, 1850; it was renamed to Cortland Township on February 1, 1865.

Cortland Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′00″N 88°39′00″W / 41.93333°N 88.65000°W / 41.93333; -88.65000Coordinates: 41°56′00″N 88°39′00″W / 41.93333°N 88.65000°W / 41.93333; -88.65000
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedFebruary 1, 1865
Area
 • Total35.3 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land35.08 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation
850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total10,968
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
11,145
 • Density312.6/sq mi (120.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60112, 60115, 60151, 60178
FIPS code17-037-16483

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2), of which 35.08 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.59%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

CemeteriesEdit

  • Mount Rest
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Ohio Grove

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport
  • Ruder Airport

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)11,145[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districtsEdit

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Cortland Township, DeKalb County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  • US Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • US National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 February 2020. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External linksEdit

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
  • DeKalb County Official Site