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Genoa Township, DeKalb County, Illinois

Genoa Township
Location in DeKalb County
Location in DeKalb County
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
DeKalb County's location in Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DeKalb
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 36.12 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.25%
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,704
 • Density 158.3/sq mi (61.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60135, 60140, 60145, 60152, 60178
GNIS feature ID 0429047

Genoa Township is one of nineteen townships in DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,704 and it contained 2,187 housing units.[1]


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Cities, towns, villages 2.1
    • Unincorporated towns 2.2
    • Cemeteries 2.3
    • Airports and landing strips 2.4
  • School districts 3
  • Political districts 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Genoa Township is named after Genoa, New York.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.12 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

  • Genoa (east three-quarters)

Unincorporated towns

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


The township contains these two cemeteries: Genoa and Ney.

Airports and landing strips

  • Aero Lake Estates Airport
  • Ramme Airport
  • Richard C Watson Airport

School districts

  • Central Community Unit School District 301
  • Community Unit School District 300
  • Genoa-Kingston Community Unit School District 424

Political districts


  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b
  2. ^

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
  • DeKalb County Official Site
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