Virgil Township, Kane County, Illinois

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Virgil Township
Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′09″N 88°32′48″W / 41.93583°N 88.54667°W / 41.93583; -88.54667Coordinates: 41°56′09″N 88°32′48″W / 41.93583°N 88.54667°W / 41.93583; -88.54667
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Kane
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 35.02 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Land 35.01 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,952
 • Density 55.3/sq mi (21.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 60119, 60151
FIPS code 17-089-78188

Virgil Township is one of sixteen townships in Kane County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,937 and it contained 766 housing units.[2] The land is primarily used for agriculture.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.02 square miles (90.7 km2), of which 35.01 square miles (90.7 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct settlements[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Saints Peter and Paul's Catholic Cemetery and Thatcher Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Aeroview Airport
  • Miller/Maple Park Farm Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,952[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Central Community Unit School District 301
  • Kaneland Community Unit School District 302
  • Sycamore Community Unit School District 427

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Virgil Township, Kane County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-06-26.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]