Oswego Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Oswego Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°40′53″N 088°19′21″W / 41.68139°N 88.32250°W / 41.68139; -88.32250Coordinates: 41°40′53″N 088°19′21″W / 41.68139°N 88.32250°W / 41.68139; -88.32250
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
 • Total 40.58 sq mi (105.1 km2)
 • Land 39.94 sq mi (103.4 km2)
 • Water 0.64 sq mi (1.7 km2)  1.58%
Elevation[1] 663 ft (202 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 50,870
 • Density 1,273.5/sq mi (491.7/km2)
FIPS code 17-56900[2]
GNIS feature ID 0429511

Oswego Township occupies the 6 mile square plus additional land to the South of the Fox River in northeast corner of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 50,870 and it contained 17,914 housing units.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.58 square miles (105.1 km2), of which 39.94 square miles (103.4 km2) (or 98.42%) is land and 0.64 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 1.58%) is water.[3]

U.S. Route 34 runs east to west through the township. Aurora, Plainfield, and the Village of Oswego cover much of the township.

Today, the township has become predominantly a suburb of Chicago.


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. The Township Office is located at 4100 Route 71, Oswego, IL.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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. 

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