Fox Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Fox Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°35′23″N 088°32′29″W / 41.58972°N 88.54139°W / 41.58972; -88.54139Coordinates: 41°35′23″N 088°32′29″W / 41.58972°N 88.54139°W / 41.58972; -88.54139
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKendall
Area
 • Total36.64 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Land36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.28%
Elevation636 ft (194 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,755
 • Density46.3/sq mi (17.9/km2)
FIPS code17-093-27416
GNIS feature ID0429022

Fox Township occupies the 6 mile square on the western edge of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,675 and it contained 619 housing units.[3] The township was named after the Fox River, which in turn was likely named after the Fox Tribe of southeastern Wisconsin.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.64 square miles (94.9 km2), of which 36.17 square miles (93.7 km2) (or 98.72%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.28%) is water.[3] It includes the villages of Millbrook and Millington.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,257
20101,67533.3%
Est. 20161,755[2]4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Government[edit]

The township is governed by an elected Town Board of a Supervisor and four Trustees. The Township also has an elected Assessor, Clerk, Highway Commissioner and Supervisor.

References[edit]

  • "Fox Township, Kendall County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-20.