Na-Au-Say Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Na-Au-Say 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′25″N 088°18′45″W / 41.59028°N 88.31250°W / 41.59028; -88.31250Coordinates: 41°35′25″N 088°18′45″W / 41.59028°N 88.31250°W / 41.59028; -88.31250
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
Area
 • Total 34.22 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Land 34.22 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 610 ft (186 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,145
 • Density 238/sq mi (92/km2)
FIPS code 17-51531[2]
GNIS feature ID 0429416

Na-Au-Say Township occupies the 6 mile square on the eastern edge of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,145 and it contained 2,534 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

The township's name was chosen by popular vote and came from the Native American village on the Aux Sable Creek (a branch of which flows through the township), which was named for a Potawatomi leader.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.22 square miles (88.6 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 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. 
  4. ^ Callary, Edward (2009). Place Names of Illinois. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. p. 243.