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Sugar Grove Township, Kane County, Illinois

Sugar Grove Township
Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Kane
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 35.41 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Land 35.23 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.51%
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,618
 • Density 556.9/sq mi (215.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60119, 60506, 60511, 60554
GNIS feature ID 0429809

Sugar Grove Township is one of sixteen townships in Kane County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 19,618 and it contained 6,963 housing units.[1] The Sugar Grove campus of Waubonsee Community College is within this township.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.41 square miles (91.7 km2), of which 35.23 square miles (91.2 km2) (or 99.49%) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 0.51%) is water.[1] The township encompasses an area that extends to Orchard Road to the east, Baseline Road (Route 30) to the south, Dugan Road to the west and Seavey Road/Tanner Road to the north.

Government

The town hall is located at 70 West First Street Sugar Grove, IL. The township is led by an elected supervisor and four trustees. The other elected officials are the assessor, clerk and highway commissioner.

The Sugar Grove Library District now covers both Sugar Grove and Blackberry Townships.

Cities, towns, villages

Cemeteries

The township contains these two cemeteries: Jericho and Sugar Grove.

Airports and landing strips

  • Aurora Municipal Airport

School districts

  • Aurora West Unit School District 129
  • Hinckley-Big Rock Community Unit School District 429
  • Kaneland Community Unit School District 302
  • Yorkville Community Unit School District 115

Political districts

References

  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b

External links

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
  • Township Website
  • County Assessor Website
  • Township Park District Website
  • Township Library District Website
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