Plato Township, Kane County, Illinois

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Plato Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°01′34″N 88°25′52″W / 42.02611°N 88.43111°W / 42.02611; -88.43111Coordinates: 42°01′34″N 88°25′52″W / 42.02611°N 88.43111°W / 42.02611; -88.43111
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Kane
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 33.51 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Land 33.51 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,166
 • Density 184/sq mi (71/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60123, 60140, 60151, 60175
GNIS feature ID 0429575

Plato Township is one of sixteen townships in Kane County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,166 and it contained 2,182 housing units.[1] It was originally named Homer Township; the name was changed to Plato on July 2, 1850.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.51 square miles (86.8 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Olson Airport


The township contains these five cemeteries: Plato Center, L R Baker, North Plato, Udina and Washington Memorial.

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  1. ^ 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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