Lynn Township, Henry County, Illinois
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
|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)|
|• 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. 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.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Western Township (north)
- Osco Township (northeast)
- Andover Township (east)
- Clover Township (southeast)
- Oxford Township (south)
- Rivoli Township, Mercer County (southwest)
- Richland Grove Township, Mercer County (west)
- Rural Township, Rock Island County (northwest)
The township contains these two cemeteries: Lynn Center and Swedona.
- Alwood Community Unit School District 225
- Orion Community Unit School District 223
- Illinois's 17th congressional district
- State House District 71
- State Senate District 36
- United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- "Lynn Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-17.
- United States National Atlas
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
||Rural Township, Rock Island County||Western Township||Osco Township|
|Richland Grove Township, Mercer County||Andover Township|
|Rivoli Township, Mercer County||Oxford Township||Clover Township|