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Welcome to Plano ...

The city of Plano is located in Kendall County.

The location of Plano has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Plano has a population of 11,670 people<2> (see below for details).

Plano is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Plano lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Plano: (630) and (331)<4>

The ZIP code for Plano: 60545<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plano had a population of 10,856 people (which is 9.46% of the total population of Kendall County). This makes Plano the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Plano represents 0.08% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,856 people, the population of Plano increased 92.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,633 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Plano had an population of 11,670 people. This is an increase of 7.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 107.17% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Plano.

Communities near Plano ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Aurora   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Plano

Located in Kane County

Plainfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Plano

Located in Will County

Oswego   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Plano

Batavia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plano

Located in Kane County

Geneva   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plano

Located in Kane County

Montgomery   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plano

North Aurora   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plano

Located in Kane County

Shorewood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Plano

Located in Will County

Minooka   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Plano

Located in Grundy County

Campton Hills   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Plano

Located in Kane County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Plano.

Communities Also Named Plano ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Plano - they are located in Alabama, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Plano.

Websites for Plano ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Plano. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plano. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plano. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Plano:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plano ...

Looking for more information about Plano? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Plano, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Plano.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Kendall County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plano.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plano - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (331) is an overlay for area code (630).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Plano). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plano or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plano) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Plano. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plano

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6703, Longitude: -88.5249     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plano have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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