Lisbon Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Lisbon Township
Township
Nickname(s): the smaller town in yorkville
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°30′23″N 088°25′12″W / 41.50639°N 88.42000°W / 41.50639; -88.42000Coordinates: 41°30′23″N 088°25′12″W / 41.50639°N 88.42000°W / 41.50639; -88.42000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
Area
 • Total 36.59 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 36.59 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 899
 • Density 24.6/sq mi (9.5/km2)
FIPS code 17-43913[2]
GNIS feature ID 0429263

Lisbon Township occupies the 6 mile square on the southern edge of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 899 and it contained 322 housing units.[3]

Early settler John Moore was credited with naming Lisbon Township after Lisbon, Portugal, commenting he wanted a name that was "different."

Geography[edit]

It is located at 41.506551 N, -88.419992 W. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.59 square miles (94.8 km2), all land.[3]

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, and Highway Commissioner.

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.