Brooklyn Township, Lee County, Illinois

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Brooklyn Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°40′20″N 89°06′31″W / 41.67222°N 89.10861°W / 41.67222; -89.10861Coordinates: 41°40′20″N 89°06′31″W / 41.67222°N 89.10861°W / 41.67222; -89.10861
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.


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[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(This town is listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


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

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Earl Barnickel Airport
  • Gehant Airport
  • W Davis Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Lee Center Community Unit School District 271

Political districts[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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