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is one of twenty-three townships
A civil township is a widely used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to, and geographic divisions of, a county. Specific responsibilities and the degree of autonomy vary based on each state. Civil townships are distinct from survey townships, but in states that have both,...
in Jo Daviess County
Jo Daviess County is a county located in the northwest corner of U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,678, which is an increase of 1.7% from 22,289 in 2000. Its county seat is Galena....
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. As of the 2000 census
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 persons enumerated during the 1990 Census...
, its population was 3,872. It was formed from Menominee Township on March 2, 1865.
According to the United States Census Bureau
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, Dunleith Township covers an area of 11.59 square miles (30 km²); of this, 9.3 square miles (24.1 km²) (80.21 percent) is land and 2.29 square miles (5.9 km²) (19.79 percent) is water.
- Menominee Township
Menominee Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,020.-Geography:...
- U.S. Route 20
U.S. Route 20 is an east–west United States highway. As the "0" in its route number implies, US 20 is a coast-to-coast route. Spanning , it is the longest road in the United States, and the route sparsely parallels Interstate 90...
- Illinois Route 35
Illinois Route 35 is a connector road between U.S. Route 20 in East Dubuque and Highway 35 at the Wisconsin state line. It is currently the shortest state highway in Illinois, a stark contrast to the highway north of the state line, which is Wisconsin's longest highway.- Route description :ILL 35...
- Illinois' 16th congressional district
The 16th Congressional District of Illinois covers a part of northern Illinois, including the cities of Rockford, Crystal Lake, Machesney Park, Belvidere, Freeport and Galena, and all or parts of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Carroll, Ogle, DeKalb, and Whiteside counties.For...
- State House District 89
- State Senate District 45