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
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKendall
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849 (1849-11-06)
Area
 • Total40.58 sq mi (105.1 km2)
 • Land39.94 sq mi (103.4 km2)
 • Water0.64 sq mi (1.7 km2)  1.58%
Elevation663 ft (202 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
56,076
 • Density1,273.5/sq mi (491.7/km2)
FIPS code17-093-56900
GNIS feature ID0429511
Websitewww.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]

Geography[edit]

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]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
200028,417
201050,87079.0%
Est. 201656,076[2]10.2%
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. The Township Office is located at 84 Templeton Drive, Suite 104 Oswego, IL 60543

Notes[edit]

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