Blackberry Township, Kane County, Illinois

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Blackberry Township
Township
Potter and Barker Grain Elevator in LaFox
Potter and Barker Grain Elevator in LaFox
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°51′12″N 088°25′53″W / 41.85333°N 88.43139°W / 41.85333; -88.43139Coordinates: 41°51′12″N 088°25′53″W / 41.85333°N 88.43139°W / 41.85333; -88.43139
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKane
Area
 • Total35.03 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Land34.92 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.31%
Elevation[1]781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[2]15,484
 • Density432.1/sq mi (166.8/km2)
FIPS code17-089-06262
GNIS feature ID0428677

Blackberry Township is located in Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,090 and it contained 4,988 housing units.[3] Most of its land use is agricultural.

Geography[edit]

The major part of the village of Elburn and a small part of the village of North Aurora are incorporated villages in Blackberry Township. The rest belongs to unincorporated Kane County.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.03 square miles (90.7 km2), of which 34.92 square miles (90.4 km2) (or 99.69%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.31%) is water.[3]

La Fox is a small unincorporated community in Blackberry Township on the train line to Chicago.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201615,484[2]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  • "Blackberry Township, Kane County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.