DeWitt Township

(Probably one of the original six townships)


Crystal Lake


Summer resort on old millpond

De Witt

17 Apr 1844 - Current

1844 Population: 14 families. County seat 1841-1869.

Independence Grove


Near milldam on Silver Creek at Crystal Lake


15 Aug 1857 - 19 Nov 1858

Renamed Malone, moved to Eden Township

Round Grove


Heavy timber NE of DeWitt


09 Jun 1842 - 14 Apr 1844

Renamed DeWitt

Early History of St. Joseph's Parish in DeWitt

1935 High School Class


Bredstadt, Germany is a sister city of DeWitt.

DeWitt also recently dedicated its "Hausbarn", a building built in 1727 that originally had a barn on one end and a house on the other.
It was taken apart, shipped to DeWitt and reconstructed there.