Blackberry Township, Kane County, Illinois

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Blackberry Township
Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°51′12″N 088°25′53″W / 41.85333°N 88.43139°W / 41.85333; -88.43139Coordinates: 41°51′12″N 088°25′53″W / 41.85333°N 88.43139°W / 41.85333; -88.43139
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Area
 • Total 35.03 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Land 34.92 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.31%
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,090
 • Density 432.1/sq mi (166.8/km2)
FIPS code 17-06262[2]
GNIS feature ID 0428677

Blackberry Township is located in Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,090 and it contained 4,988 housing units.[3] Most of its land use is agricultural.

Geography[edit]

The major part of the village of Elburn and a small part of the village of North Aurora are incorporated villages in Blackberry Township. The rest belongs to unincorporated Kane County.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.03 square miles (90.7 km2), of which 34.92 square miles (90.4 km2) (or 99.69%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.31%) is water.[3]

La Fox is a small unincorporated community in Blackberry Township on the train line to Chicago.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.