Place:Broadlands, Champaign, Illinois, United States

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NameBroadlands
TypeVillage
Coordinates39.909°N 87.996°W
Located inChampaign, Illinois, United States
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Broadlands is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, along the East Branch of the Embarras River. The population was 349 at the 2010 census. Originally owned by the Sullivant family, Broadlands was, at over , 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

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