Aurora Township, Kane County, Illinois

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Aurora Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°46′07″N 088°19′08″W / 41.76861°N 88.31889°W / 41.76861; -88.31889Coordinates: 41°46′07″N 088°19′08″W / 41.76861°N 88.31889°W / 41.76861; -88.31889
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Established November 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
 • Total 35.31 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Land 34.68 sq mi (89.8 km2)
 • Water 0.63 sq mi (1.6 km2)  1.78%
Elevation[1] 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 146,149
 • Density 4,214.6/sq mi (1,627.3/km2)
FIPS code 17-03025[2]
GNIS feature ID 0428621

Aurora Township is located in Kane County, Illinois. It is divided by the Fox River. As of the 2010 census, its population was 146,149 and it contained 49,127 housing units.[3]


Most of the township is incorporated in the City of Aurora. It also includes North Aurora and Montgomery.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.31 square miles (91.5 km2), of which 34.68 square miles (89.8 km2) (or 98.22%) is land and 0.63 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 1.78%) is water.[3]


The Town Hall is located at 80 N. Broadway, Aurora, Illinois. The Township is led by an elected Supervisor and four Trustees. An Assessor, Clerk and Highway Commissioner are also elected.

The township is responsible for road maintenance, staffing a Youth and Community Center, and operating a handicapped accessible Ride-In-Kane transportation system.



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