Broadlands, Illinois

Broadlands is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, along the East Branch of the Embarras River. The population was 316 at the 2020 census. Originally owned by the Sullivant family, Broadlands was, at over 70,000 acres, one of the world's largest farms in the late 1860s. Broadlands was sold to John T. Alexander in 1866, and it was broke…
Broadlands is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, along the East Branch of the Embarras River. The population was 316 at the 2020 census. Originally owned by the Sullivant family, Broadlands was, at over 70,000 acres, one of the world's largest farms in the late 1860s. Broadlands was sold to John T. Alexander in 1866, and it was broken up upon his death in 1876 to pay his creditors.
  • Elevation: 682 ft (208 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: Illinois
  • County: Champaign
  • Township: Ayers
  • Area code: 217
  • FIPS code: 17-08420
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