Big Rock, Illinois

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Big Rock, Illinois
Gazebo in downtown Big Rock
Gazebo in downtown Big Rock
Location of Big Rock in Kane County, Illinois
Location of Big Rock in Kane County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°45′50″N 88°32′49″W / 41.76389°N 88.54694°W / 41.76389; -88.54694
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKane
TownshipBig Rock
Government
Area
 • Total4.32 sq mi (11.18 km2)
 • Land4.32 sq mi (11.18 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,126
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,157
 • Density268.13/sq mi (103.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)630
FIPS code17-05976
Websitewww.villageofbigrock.us

Big Rock is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately 50 miles (80 km) due west of Chicago. It is between the villages of Hinckley and Sugar Grove.

The village was incorporated in July 26, 2001. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 1,126.[3]

Geography[edit]

Big Rock is located in southwestern Kane County at 41.759308 N, 88.537617 W.[4] U.S. Route 30 passes through the north side of the village, leading east 5 miles (8 km) to Sugar Grove and west the same distance to Hinckley.

According to the 2010 census, Big Rock has a total area of 4.33 square miles (11.21 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20101,126
Est. 20161,157[2]2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

Education[edit]

Big Rock Township is a part of the Hinckley-Big Rock CUSD 429.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Big Rock village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

Coordinates: 41°45′50″N 88°32′49″W / 41.76389°N 88.54694°W / 41.76389; -88.54694