Brookside Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Brookside 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
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyClinton
EstablishedNovember 4, 1873
Area
 • Total24.33 sq mi (63.0 km2)
 • Land24.33 sq mi (63.0 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
449 ft (137 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total5,503
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
5,382
 • Density226.2/sq mi (87.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62250, 62801
FIPS code17-027-08732

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.[2] 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.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Barker
  • Chambers
  • Garrison
  • Gilmore
  • Jolliff
  • Jones
  • Petrea[3]

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Centralia Correctional Center Heliport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Fairview Park
  • Warren G Murray Developmental Center

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20165,382[1]
US Decennial Census[4]

School districts[edit]

  • Carlyle Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Brookside Township, Clinton County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 10 January 2010.
  • US Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • US National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". US Census. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Brookside Township Cemetery Index". Clinton Co ILGenWeb Project. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]