Plato Township
Location in Kane County
Location in Kane County
Kane County
Kane County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°01′34″N 88°25′52″W / 42.02611°N 88.43111°W / 42.02611; -88.43111Coordinates: 42°01′34″N 88°25′52″W / 42.02611°N 88.43111°W / 42.02611; -88.43111
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyKane
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total33.51 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Land33.51 sq mi (86.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
922 ft (281 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,356
 • Density184/sq mi (71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60123, 60140, 60151, 60175
FIPS code17-089-60365

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.[2] It was originally named Homer Township; the name was changed to Plato on July 2, 1850.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.51 square miles (86.8 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Airports and landing strips

Cemeteries

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

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)6,356[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

Political districts

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.