Brookside Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Brookside Township
Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°32′N 89°12′W / 38.533°N 89.200°W / 38.533; -89.200Coordinates: 38°32′N 89°12′W / 38.533°N 89.200°W / 38.533; -89.200
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Established November 4, 1873
Area
 • Total 24.33 sq mi (63.0 km2)
 • Land 24.33 sq mi (63.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 449 ft (137 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,503
 • Density 226.2/sq mi (87.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62250, 62801
GNIS feature ID 0428716

Brookside Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,503 and it contained 1,700 housing units.[1] The township's name changed from Crooked Creek Township on June 1, 1874.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.33 square miles (63.0 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Barker, Chambers, Garrison, Gilmore, Jolliff, Jones and Petrea.[2]

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Centralia Correctional Center Heliport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Fairview Park
  • Warren G Murray Developmental Center

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1

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. 
  2. ^ "Brookside Township Cemetery Index". Clinton Co ILGenWeb Project. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 

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