Blackberry Township
Potter and Barker Grain Elevator in LaFox
Potter and Barker Grain Elevator in LaFox
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°51′12″N 088°25′53″W / 41.85333°N 88.43139°W / 41.85333; -88.43139Coordinates: 41°51′12″N 088°25′53″W / 41.85333°N 88.43139°W / 41.85333; -88.43139
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKane
Area
 • Total35.03 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Land34.92 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.31%
Elevation781 ft (238 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
15,484
 • Density432.1/sq mi (166.8/km2)
FIPS code17-089-06262
GNIS feature ID0428677

Blackberry Township is located in Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,090 and it contained 4,988 housing units.[3] Most of its land use is agricultural.

Geography

The major part of the village of Elburn and a small part of the village of North Aurora are incorporated villages in Blackberry Township. The rest belongs to unincorporated Kane County.

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.03 square miles (90.7 km2), of which 34.92 square miles (90.4 km2) (or 99.69%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.31%) is water.[3]

La Fox is a small unincorporated community in Blackberry Township on the train line to Chicago.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)15,484[2]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.