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Big Rock, Illinois
Gazebo in downtown Big Rock
Gazebo in downtown Big Rock
Location of Big Rock in Kane County, Illinois
Location of Big Rock in Kane County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Township Big Rock
Area
 • Total 4.32 sq mi (11.18 km2)
 • Land 4.32 sq mi (11.18 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,104
 • Density 255.67/sq mi (98.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 630
FIPS code 17-05976

Big Rock is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately 50 miles (80 km) due west of Chicago. It is between the villages of Hinckley and Sugar Grove.

The village was incorporated on July 26, 2001. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 1,126.

Geography

Big Rock is located at 41.759308 N, 88.537617 W.

According to the 2010 census, Big Rock has a total area of 4.33 square miles (11.21 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 1,126
2020 1,104 −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

Education

Big Rock Township is a part of the Hinckley-Big Rock Community Unit School District 429, which operates three schools:

  • Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School is located on the west side of Hinckley on US HWY 30.
  • Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School is located in the center of Big Rock on US HWY 30.
  • Hinckley-Big Rock High School is located on the east side of Hinckley on US HWY 30.

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