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Plato Township, Kane County, Illinois

 

Plato Township, Kane County, Illinois

Plato 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 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.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Cities, towns, villages 1.1
    • Unincorporated towns 1.2
    • Airports and landing strips 1.3
    • Cemeteries 1.4
    • Major highways 1.5
  • School districts 2
  • Political districts 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

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

Unincorporated towns

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

Airports and landing strips

  • Olson Airport

Cemeteries

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

Major highways

School districts

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
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