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Lynn is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lynn. For links to other places called Lynn, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lynn is 41.105N. The longitude is -90.041W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 316.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lynn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61449 ZIP code.
9% of Lynn residents report German ancestry, and 31% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lynn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lynn was $15,635, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Lynn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lynn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $754.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lynn political report.
The average commute time for Lynn workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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