Little Rock Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Little Rock Township
Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°40′34″N 088°32′47″W / 41.67611°N 88.54639°W / 41.67611; -88.54639Coordinates: 41°40′34″N 088°32′47″W / 41.67611°N 88.54639°W / 41.67611; -88.54639
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
Area
 • Total 35.46 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.25 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation[1] 663 ft (202 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,076
 • Density 371/sq mi (143/km2)
FIPS code 17-44043[2]
GNIS feature ID 0429266

Little Rock Township occupies the 6-mile (9.7 km) square (with the southeast corner nipped off by the Fox River) in Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,076 and it contained 4,723 housing units.[3] Little Rock is named after Little Rock Creek, which flows through the township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.46 square miles (91.8 km2), of which 35.25 square miles (91.3 km2) (or 99.41%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.59%) is water.[3]

Plano and Sandwich are located in the township. U.S. Route 34 runs east to west through the township.

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.

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