Lisbon Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Lisbon Township
Nickname(s): 
the smaller town in yorkville
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°30′23″N 088°25′12″W / 41.50639°N 88.42000°W / 41.50639; -88.42000Coordinates: 41°30′23″N 088°25′12″W / 41.50639°N 88.42000°W / 41.50639; -88.42000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKendall
Area
 • Total36.59 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land36.59 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation604 ft (184 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
949
 • Density24.6/sq mi (9.5/km2)
FIPS code17-093-43913
GNIS feature ID0429263

Lisbon Township occupies the 6 mile square on the southern edge of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 899 and it contained 322 housing units.[3]

Early settler John Moore was credited with naming Lisbon Township after Lisbon, Portugal, commenting he wanted a name that was "different." It contains portions of the communities of Helmar, Lisbon and Plattville. With a population of just under 1,000, it is the least-populous township in Kendall County.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 41.506551 N, -88.419992 W. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.59 square miles (94.8 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000851
20108995.6%
Est. 2016949[2]5.6%
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, and Highway Commissioner.

References[edit]

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