About This Place
Oswego is a village in Kendall County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 30,355. Its population has more than doubled since the 2000 census count of 13,326. Oswego is the largest municipality located completely within Kendall County.
Oswego was known by many Chicago area residents for the town drag strip open from 1955 until 1979 where racers from all over the midwest would race custom muscle cars. The drag days are celebrated today even though the strip has been closed for decades.
Oswego is located at 41Â°41â²26â³N 88Â°20â²30â³W / 41.69056Â°N 88.34167Â°W / 41.69056; -88.34167 (41.690681, -88.341778) and straddles the Fox River.