Fox Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Fox Township
Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°35′23″N 088°32′29″W / 41.58972°N 88.54139°W / 41.58972; -88.54139Coordinates: 41°35′23″N 088°32′29″W / 41.58972°N 88.54139°W / 41.58972; -88.54139
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
Area
 • Total 36.64 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Land 36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.28%
Elevation [1] 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,675
 • Density 46.3/sq mi (17.9/km2)
FIPS code 17-27416[2]
GNIS feature ID 0429022

Fox Township occupies the 6 mile square on the western edge of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,675 and it contained 619 housing units.[3] The township was named after the Fox River, which in turn was likely named after the Fox Tribe of southeastern Wisconsin.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.64 square miles (94.9 km2), of which 36.17 square miles (93.7 km2) (or 98.72%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.28%) is water.[3] It includes the villages of Millbrook and Millington.

Government[edit]

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

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.