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Plattville, Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kendall
Township Lisbon
River Aux Sable Creek
Coordinates 41°31′54″N 88°22′53″W / 41.53167°N 88.38139°W / 41.53167; -88.38139
Area 2.27 sq mi (6 km²)
 - land 2.27 sq mi (6 km²)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km²)
Mayor June McCord (acting)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 60560
Area code 630 / 331
Location of Plattville within Illinois
Location of Plattville within Illinois
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Location of Plattville within Illinois

Plattville is a village in Lisbon Township, Kendall County, Illinois, United States. The village was first formed in 1860 and was named after founder Daniel Platt, who first built a home there in 1834 on the Frink and Walker stagecoach route between Chicago and Ottawa.

Plattville was officially incorporated in March 2006 and had an estimated population of 245 in 2007. Plattville's first mayor was George "Jerry" Friel, who died in 2009. He was instrumental in his role in incorporating the village of Plattville in the mid-2000s, and spent some of his own money to file the town's incorporation papers.


According to the 2010 census, Plattville has a total area of 2.27 square miles (5.88 km2), all land. The village is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Yorkville lies to the north, Joliet lies to the east, and Lisbon lies to the southwest.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 242
Est. 2015 253 4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

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