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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land 35.79 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation[1] 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,647
 • Density 46/sq mi (18/km2)
FIPS code 17-05872[2]
GNIS feature ID 0428670

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]


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 Lisbon and Newark.

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


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.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. 

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