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Fox Township, Kendall County, Illinois

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Fox Township, Kendall County, Illinois

Fox Township
Location in Kendall County
Location in Kendall County
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Kendall County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
 • Total 36.64 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Land 36.17 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.28%
Elevation[1] 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,675
 • Density 46.3/sq mi (17.9/km2)
FIPS code 17-27416[2]
GNIS feature ID 0429022

Fox Township occupies the 6 mile square on the western edge of Kendall County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,675 and it contained 619 housing units.[3] The township was named after the Fox River, which in turn was likely named after the Fox Tribe of southeastern Wisconsin.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.64 square miles (94.9 km2), of which 36.17 square miles (93.7 km2) (or 98.72%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.28%) is water.[3] It includes the villages of Millbrook and Millington.


The township is governed by an elected Town Board of a Supervisor and four Trustees. The Township also has an elected Assessor, Clerk, Highway Commissioner and Supervisor.


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