Campton Township, Kane County, Illinois

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Campton Township
Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′30″N 088°26′09″W / 41.94167°N 88.43583°W / 41.94167; -88.43583Coordinates: 41°56′30″N 088°26′09″W / 41.94167°N 88.43583°W / 41.94167; -88.43583
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Area
 • Total 34.48 sq mi (89.3 km2)
 • Land 34.36 sq mi (89.0 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.35%
Elevation[1] 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,174
 • Density 499.9/sq mi (193.0/km2)
FIPS code 17-10903[2]
GNIS feature ID 0428755

Campton Township is located in Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,174 and it contained 5,662 housing units.[3]

The township's rural character is subject to increased development. Following an annexation by Elgin, Illinois of northern land for high density development, in May 2007 most of the unincorporated areas of the township became part of the new Village of Campton Hills.

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According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.48 square miles (89.3 km2), of which 34.36 square miles (89.0 km2) (or 99.65%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.35%) is water.[3]

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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. 

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