Big Rock, Illinois


Big Rock, Illinois

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image_caption = Gazebo in downtown Big Rock


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map_caption = Location of Big Rock within Illinois
map_background = Illinois - background map.png map_locator = Illinois2
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website = http://www.villageofbigrock-il.us
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Big Rock is a small village located at 41.759308 N, 88.537617 WGR|1 in Kane County, Illinois located approximately fifty miles due west of Chicago, Illinois. It is between the villages of Hinckley and Sugar Grove.

As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 658, although it wasn't incorporated until July 26, 2001.

Education

Big Rock Township is a part of the Hinckley-Big Rock CUSD#429. Recently the school board voted to turn Big Rock Elementary school into a junior high. Some residents of Big Rock have attempted to convince them to overturn this decision, but have so far been unsuccessful. [ [http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/beaconnews/news/366179,2_1_AU02_HBR_S1.article H-BR parents pitch idea] ]


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ee also

*Big Rock Township, Kane County, Illinois

External links

* [http://www.villageofbigrock-il.us/ Official Village of Big Rock website]
* [http://www.co.kane.il.us/Forest/fp/big_rock.htm Big Rock Forest Preserve]
* [http://www.bigrockparks.com/ Big Rock Park District]
* [http://www.hbr429.org/ Hinckley-Big Rock CUSD 429]

References


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