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Brooklyn Township, Lee County, Illinois

Brooklyn Township
Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Lee
Established November 6, 1849
Government
 • Supervisor Geraldine K. Neal
Area
 • Total 36.23 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.22 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 793
 • Density 21.9/sq mi (8.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61318, 61342, 61353, 61378
GNIS feature ID 0428714

Brooklyn Township is one of twenty-two townships in Lee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 793 and it contained 358 housing units.[1] In September 1858, Reynolds Township was formed from part of Brooklyn Township.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Cities, towns, villages 1.1
    • Unincorporated towns 1.2
    • Extinct towns 1.3
    • Cemeteries 1.4
    • Airports and landing strips 1.5
  • School districts 2
  • Political districts 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.23 square miles (93.8 km2), of which 36.22 square miles (93.8 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Extinct towns

  • Melugin Grove at

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Cemeteries

The township contains these four cemeteries: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Lutheran, Saint Mary's and Union.

Airports and landing strips

  • Earl Barnickel Airport
  • Gehant Airport
  • W Davis Airport

School districts

  • Lee Center Community Unit School District 271

Political districts

References

  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b

External links

  • City-Data.com
  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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