Oswego Township, Kendall County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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
Established November 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
 • 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
Website www.oswegotownship.com

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 30 and U.S. Route 34 run east to west through the township. IL 25, IL 31 and IL 71 also run through the township. Today, the township has become predominantly a suburb of Chicago.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[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. The Township Office is located at 84 Templeton Drive, Suite 104 Oswego, IL 60543



External links[edit]