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Breese Township, Clinton County, Illinois

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Breese Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Clinton County
Clinton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°36′38″N 89°32′09″W / 38.61056°N 89.53583°W / 38.61056; -89.53583Coordinates: 38°36′38″N 89°32′09″W / 38.61056°N 89.53583°W / 38.61056; -89.53583
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 4, 1873
 • Total37.43 sq mi (96.9 km2)
 • Land37.41 sq mi (96.9 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
456 ft (139 m)
 • Total5,417
 • Estimate 
 • Density144.8/sq mi (55.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62216, 62230, 62231, 62245, 62293
FIPS code17-027-07926

Breese Township is one of fifteen townships in Clinton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,417 and it contained 2,243 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.43 square miles (96.9 km2), of which 37.41 square miles (96.9 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns


  • Lake Branch
  • Saint Dominic
  • Saint John

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Dennis Meier Heliport
  • Saint Josephs Hospital Heliport


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)5,499[1]
US Decennial Census[3]

Political districts


  • "Breese 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 Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 February 2020. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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Breese Township, Clinton County, Illinois
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