Bristol Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Bristol Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°41′14″N 088°26′19″W / 41.68722°N 88.43861°W / 41.68722; -88.43861Coordinates: 41°41′14″N 088°26′19″W / 41.68722°N 88.43861°W / 41.68722; -88.43861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
Established November 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
 • Total 28.7 sq mi (74 km2)
 • Land 28.31 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Water 0.39 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.36%
Elevation[1] 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,230
 • Density 926.6/sq mi (357.8/km2)
FIPS code 17-08368[2]
GNIS feature ID 0428711

Bristol Township is the smallest township in Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,230 and it contained 9,229 housing units.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.7 square miles (74 km2), of which 28.31 square miles (73.3 km2) (or 98.64%) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 1.36%) is water.[3]

U.S. Route 30 and U.S. Route 34 run east to west through the township. Yorkville covers much of the township.

The township is named after the Bristol family.

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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.