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Big Grove Township, Kendall County, Illinois

Big Grove Township, Kendall County, Illinois
Full nameBig Grove Township
Official nameBig Grove Township
Settlement typeTownship
CountryUnited States
Total Area35.73 sq mi (92.5 km2)
Land Area35.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation751 ft (228.9 m)
Total Population1526 (2000)
Density (pop.)16.5/km2 (42.7/sq mi)
Other information
FIPS code17-05872 
GNIS feature ID0428670

     Home | Settlement B | Big Grove Township, Kendall County, Illinois

Big Grove Township occupies the 6 mi (9.7 km) square in the southwest corner of Kendall County, Illinois.

It is located at 41.518886 N, -88.551058 W. According to the United States Census Bureau, Big Grove Township covers an area of 35.73 sqmi (57.5 km); of this, 35.72 sqmi (57.5 km) (99.98 percent) is land and 0.01 sqmi (0 km) (0.02 percent) is water. Its population in the 2000 Census was 1,526. It has 558 housing units. It contains Lisbon and Newark.

Big Grove Township was named after the large grove of hardwoods that dominated the prairies in the township when the first settlers arrived.

U.S. Route 52 crosses the township east to west.

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