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Encyclopedia > Dundee Township, Kane County, Illinois

Dundee Township occupies the 6 mile square in the Northeast corner of Kane County, Illinois. It includes West and East Dundee, Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, Giberts and portions of Elgin, Barrington Hills, Hoffman Estates, and Algonquin. It is divided by the Fox River. Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... West Dundee is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1871. ... View of Carpentersville from the cemetery, 1898 Carpentersville is a village in Kane County, Illinois, USA. The population was 30,586 at the 2000 census. ... Sleepy Hollow is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Gilberts is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. ... Incorporated City in 1854. ... Incorporated Village in 1957. ... Hoffman Estates is a village located primarily in Cook County and a small section in Kane County, Illinois. ... The Historic Algonquin Village Hall, the hallmark symbol of the village and the centerpiece of its downtown Algonquin is a village located in both Kane and McHenry County, Illinois. ... The Fox River is the name of several places and rivers: Populated places Fox River, Alaska in the United States Fox River, Wisconsin in the United States Fox River Township, Davis County, Iowa in the United States Fox River, Nova Scotia in Canada Rivers The Fox River in Michigan in...

It is located at 42.111813 N, 88.286978 W. It has 35.162478 square miles of land and 0.822157 covered by water. Its population in the 2000 Census was 53,207, the third largest in the county. It has 17,258 housing units.

Historically, industry and residential areas straddled the river, with most of the land on the western half of the township devoted to agriculture. Today, the township has become predominantly a suburb of Chicago. Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works. Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government...

The township's history is documented by the Township Historical Society.


The township is governed by a four-person elected Board of Trustees. The Township also has an elected Assessor, Clerk, Highway Commissioner and Supervisor. The Township Office is located at 553 Barrington Ave. East Dundee, IL.

In addition to the township government, two other entities serve an area that approximates the Township. The Dundee Township Park District administers 564 acres of parks, two golf courses and two swimming pools. The Dundee Township Library District operates a library in East Dundee.

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Flag of Illinois Municipalities and Communities of Kane County, Illinois
(County Seat: Geneva)
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Cities, Towns and Villages Algonquin | Aurora | Barrington Hills | Batavia | Big Rock | Burlington | Carpentersville | East Dundee | Elburn | Elgin | Geneva | Gilberts | Hampshire | Huntley | Lily Lake | Maple Park | Montgomery | North Aurora | Pingree Grove | St. Charles | Sleepy Hollow | South Elgin | Sugar Grove | Virgil | Wayne | West Dundee
Townships Aurora | Batavia | Big Rock | Blackberry | Burlington | Campton | Dundee | Elgin | Geneva | Hampshire | Kaneville | Plato | Rutland | St. Charles | Sugar Grove | Virgil
Points of Interest Fox River | Golden Corridor | Great Western Trail | Illinois Prairie Path | Illinois Technology and Research Corridor
Higher Education Aurora University | Elgin Community College | Judson College | National-Louis University | Waubonsee Community College
Hospitals Delnor Hospital | Provena Mercy Hospital | Rush-Copley Medical Center |Sherman Hospital
Transportation Aurora Airport | Pace | Metra | US-30 | US-34 | IL-47 | I-88 | Prairie Parkway



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