Located in Kendall County, Oswego, Illinois is situated along
the Fox River towards the southern end of the Fox Valley.
Ever since Decoalia Towle and his wife Elizabeth
established an inn and tavern at Oswego (circa 1837), the
city has been growing. Three early roads -- one from Joliet
to Galena (using the ford across the river), one from Chicago to
Ottawa and a third that followed the Fox River north from Ottawa --
passed through Oswego contributed to that growth. In the
1990s, growth accelerated -- the population has
more than doubled between 2000 and 2010 -- and village
limits extended west of the Fox River for the first time in its
history, also spreading east and north to U.S. Route 30...
Elevation: 577 feet
Land area: 6.7 sq mi
Zip code: 60543