Big Grove Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Big Grove Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°29′37″N 088°32′56″W / 41.49361°N 88.54889°W / 41.49361; -88.54889Coordinates: 41°29′37″N 088°32′56″W / 41.49361°N 88.54889°W / 41.49361; -88.54889
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKendall
Area
 • Total35.8 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land35.79 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation751 ft (229 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,720
 • Density46/sq mi (18/km2)
FIPS code17-093-05872
GNIS feature ID0428670

Big Grove Township occupies the 6-mile (9.7 km) square in the southwest corner of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,647 and it contained 654 housing units.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.79 square miles (92.7 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[3] It contains Newark and portions of Lisbon.

U.S. Route 52 crosses the township east to west.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,526
20101,6477.9%
Est. 20161,720[2]4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

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]

  • "Big Grove Township, Kendall County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-20.

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