Malta Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

Summary

Malta Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,608 and it contained 640 housing units.[2] Malta Township was originally formed as Etna Township from a portion of DeKalb Township in September, 1856; it was renamed to Malta Township in December 1858. Kishwaukee College is in this township.

Malta Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°55′59″N 88°52′58″W / 41.93306°N 88.88278°W / 41.93306; -88.88278Coordinates: 41°55′59″N 88°52′58″W / 41.93306°N 88.88278°W / 41.93306; -88.88278
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDeKalb
EstablishedDecember, 1858
Area
 • Total34.97 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Land34.9 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.20%
Elevation
915 ft (279 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,608
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,594
 • Density46.1/sq mi (17.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60111, 60115, 60150, 61068
FIPS code17-037-46292

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.97 square miles (90.6 km2), of which 34.9 square miles (90 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

CemeteriesEdit

  • Hudson
  • Malta

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • Hendrickson Flying Service Airport

LakesEdit

  • Harkness Lake

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)1,594[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

School districtsEdit

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Malta 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