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Brooklyn Township, Lee County, Illinois

Brooklyn Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Lee
Established November 6, 1849
 • Supervisor Geraldine K. Neal
 • 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.


  • 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


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.)


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


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

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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