Lynn Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Lynn Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°16′36″N 90°22′18″W / 41.27667°N 90.37167°W / 41.27667; -90.37167Coordinates: 41°16′36″N 90°22′18″W / 41.27667°N 90.37167°W / 41.27667; -90.37167
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry
Established November 4, 1856
 • Total 36.36 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.32 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 745
 • Density 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61262, 61273, 61413, 61468
GNIS feature ID 0429295

Lynn Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 745 and it contained 311 housing units.[1] Lynn changed its name originally from Linn Grove Township to Lynnville Township on April 13, 1857, and then again from Lynnville to Lynn on an unknown date.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 36.32 square miles (94.1 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Lynn Center and Swedona.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Alwood Community Unit School District 225
  • Orion Community Unit School District 223

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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