Campton Township, Kane County, Illinois
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
|• Total||34.48 sq mi (89.3 km2)|
|• Land||34.36 sq mi (89.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2) 0.35%|
|Elevation||889 ft (271 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||17,564|
|• Density||499.9/sq mi (193.0/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0428755|
The township's rural character is subject to increased development. Following an annexation by Elgin, Illinois of northern land for high density development, in May 2007 most of the unincorporated areas of the township became part of the new Village of Campton Hills.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.48 square miles (89.3 km2), of which 34.36 square miles (89.0 km2) (or 99.65%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.35%) is water.
- In the 1840s, the family of young Charles Ingalls moved from New York City to the tallgrass prairie of Campton Township, just west of Elgin, Illinois.
- "Campton Township, Kane County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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