Bristol Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Bristol Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°41′14″N 088°26′19″W / 41.68722°N 88.43861°W / 41.68722; -88.43861Coordinates: 41°41′14″N 088°26′19″W / 41.68722°N 88.43861°W / 41.68722; -88.43861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
 • Total 28.7 sq mi (74 km2)
 • Land 28.31 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Water 0.39 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.36%
Elevation[1] 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,230
 • Density 926.6/sq mi (357.8/km2)
FIPS code 17-08368[2]
GNIS feature ID 0428711

Bristol Township is the smallest township in Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,230 and it contained 9,229 housing units.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.7 square miles (74 km2), of which 28.31 square miles (73.3 km2) (or 98.64%) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 1.36%) is water.[3]

U.S. Route 34 runs east to west through the township. Yorkville covers much of the township.

The township is named after the Bristol family.


The township is governed by an elected Town Board of a Supervisor and four Trustees. The Township also has an elected Assessor, Clerk, and Highway Commissioner.


  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.