Brighton Township, Macoupin County, Illinois

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Brighton Township
Township
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°3′N 90°5′W / 39.050°N 90.083°W / 39.050; -90.083Coordinates: 39°3′N 90°5′W / 39.050°N 90.083°W / 39.050; -90.083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macoupin
Settled November 1, 1870
Area
 • Total 36.49 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.09 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 3,911
 • Density 111.9/sq mi (43.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-117-08277

Brighton Township (T7N R9W) is located in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,039 and it contained 1,646 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.49 square miles (94.5 km2), of which 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2) (or 98.90%) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 1.10%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 3,911 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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