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TITLE 34
TOWNSHIPS

ARTICLE 1
TOWNSHIPS ORGANIZED

Chapter 1
Franklin Township Organized

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Franklin Township Organized.  Board of Commissioners in and for DeKalb County, State aforesaid, do grant and declare the following district of county to form and constitute the Township of Franklin: commencing at the northeast corner of said county, thence west to the corners of Range 13 and 14 East, townships 35 and 36 North, thence south 6 miles to Township 34 north of Range 13 and 14E, thence east on the town line to the east line of said county, thence north to the place of beginning. The above shall form and constitute the first township in DeKalb County.

(Ord. 092537, passed July 25, 1837)

Chapter 2.
Union Township Organized

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Union Township Organized.  Ordered that the congressional township No. 34, North of Range 13 East be organized as a township for judicial (civil) purposes to be known by the name of Union Township and that townships Nos. 34 and 35 North of Range 12 East and townships Nos. 33 and 35 North of Range 13 East be attached thereto.

(Ord. 090537, passed September 5, 1837)

Chapter 3
Wilmington Township Organized

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Wilmington Township Organized.  Ordered that the congressional township No. 34 North of Range 14 East be and it is hereby organized as civil township to be known by the name of Wilmington township.

(Ord. 090537a, passed September 5, 1837)

Chapter 4
Butler Township Organized

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Butler Township Organized.  Ordered that the congressional township No. 33 North of Range 12 East be and it is hereby organized as a civil township to be known by the name of Butler township.

(Ord. 090537b, passed September 5, 1837)

Chapter 5
Jackson Township Organized

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Jackson Township Organized.  Ordered that township 33 North of Range 13 East be organized as a civil township to be known by the name of Jackson township and that John Watson be appointed Inspector of Elections for said township.

(Ord. 010138, passed January 1, 1838)

Chapter 6
Concord Township Organized

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Concord Township Organized.  Ordered that the name of DeKalb township be altered to that of Concord which now comprises Congressional township 33 North of Range 14 East and Fractional township North of Range 15 East.

(Ord. 30638a, passed March 6, 1838)

Chapter 7
Smithfield Township Organized

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Smithfield Township Organized.  Ordered that Township thirty five North of Range thirteen east be organized as a separate township for civil purposes to be called Smithfield township.

(Ord. 43039f, passed April 30, 1839)

Chapter 8
Stafford Township Organized

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Stafford Township Organized.  Ordered that Fractional township 34 North of Range 15 East be organized as a separate township for civil purposed to be known and distinguished by the name of Stafford township.

(Ord. 010640, passed January 6, 1840)

Chapter 9
Richland Township Organized

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Richland Township Organized.  Ordered that congressional township thirty four and thirty five North of Range twelve East be organized as a separate township for civil purposes to be known by the name of Richland township.

(Ord. 060841, passed June 8, 1841)

Chapter 10
Newville Township Organized

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Newville Township Organized.  Ordered that the congressional township thirty three North of Range fifteen East be & it is hereby organized as a separate township for civil purposes to be known by the name of Newville township. (Ord. o060841c, passed June 8, 1841)

Chapter 11
Troy Township Organized

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Troy Township Organized.  Ordered that the Fractional Congressional township thirty five North of Range fifteen East be organized as a separate township for civil purposes to be called Troy Township.

(Ord. 090841, passed September 8, 1841)

Chapter 12
Fairfield Township Organized

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Fairfield Township Organized.  Ordered by the Board that the above Congressional Township 35N of R 12E be organized as a Separate Township for civil purposes to be called Fairfield Township.

(Ord. 030644, passed March 6, 1844)

Chapter 13
Keyser Township (from Richland and Butler)

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Keyser Township (from Richland and Butler). 

Chapter 14
Grant Township (from Union)

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Grant Township (from Union). 

Chapter 15
Spencer Township (from Concord)

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Spencer Township (from Concord). 

ARTICLE 2
TOWNSHIP BOUNDARIES

Chapter 1
Wilmington and DeKalb Twps' Boundaries Amended

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Wilmington and DeKalb Twps' Boundaries Amended.  Ordered that the Fractional township 34 North of Range 15 East be detached from DeKalb township and organized with Wilmington township for civil purposes.

(Ord. 030638, passed March 6, 1838)

ARTICLE 3
TOWNSHIPS



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