Lynn Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Lynn Township
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
Area
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

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]

Cemeteries[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]

References[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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