Breese Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Breese Township
Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°36′38″N 89°32′09″W / 38.61056°N 89.53583°W / 38.61056; -89.53583Coordinates: 38°36′38″N 89°32′09″W / 38.61056°N 89.53583°W / 38.61056; -89.53583
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Established November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 37.43 sq mi (96.9 km2)
 • Land 37.41 sq mi (96.9 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 456 ft (139 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,417
 • Density 144.8/sq mi (55.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62216, 62230, 62231, 62245, 62293
GNIS feature ID 0428705

Breese Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,417 and it contained 2,243 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.43 square miles (96.9 km2), of which 37.41 square miles (96.9 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Lake Branch, Saint Dominic and Saint John.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Dennis Meier Heliport
  • Saint Josephs Hospital Heliport

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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