Little Rock Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Little Rock Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°40′34″N 088°32′47″W / 41.67611°N 88.54639°W / 41.67611; -88.54639Coordinates: 41°40′34″N 088°32′47″W / 41.67611°N 88.54639°W / 41.67611; -88.54639
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKendall
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
Area
 • Total35.46 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land35.25 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Water0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation663 ft (202 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
13,724
 • Density371/sq mi (143/km2)
FIPS code17-093-44043
GNIS feature ID0429266

Little Rock Township occupies the 6-mile (9.7 km) square (with the southeast corner nipped off by the Fox River) in Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,076 and it contained 4,723 housing units.[3] Little Rock is named after Little Rock Creek, which flows through the township. The largest settlement in the township is the city of Plano, from where the township is administered.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.46 square miles (91.8 km2), of which 35.25 square miles (91.3 km2) (or 99.41%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.59%) is water.[3]

U.S. Route 34 runs east to west through the township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20007,662
201013,07670.7%
Est. 201613,724[2]5.0%
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.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Little Rock Township, Kendall County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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