Housing Units (2000): 519
Land area (2000): 0.797403 sq. miles (2.065265 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.797403 sq. miles (2.065265 sq. km)
FIPS code: 08706
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 37.125056 N, 88.627218 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Usage examples of "brookport".
New York was calling to her, and Brookport held out no attractions at all.
Subject for a historical picture,—The Belle of Brookport collecting a few simple necessaries before entering upon the conquest of America.
Mariner's life centered around Brookport real estate, and the embarrassed Jill was compelled to inspect sitting-rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and master's bedrooms till the sound of a key turning in a lock gave her a feeling of nervous exhaustion.
The days she spent at Brookport remained in Jill's memory as a smell of dampness and chill and closeness.
As tangible evidence of success, he enclosed a present of twenty dollars, for Jill to spend in the Brookport shops.
It was a situation which she had not foreseen when she set out to walk to Brookport station.
Mariner of Brookport as a girl of wealth with tastes in the direction of real estate.
Mr Mariner's life centered around Brookport real estate, and the embarrassed Jill was compelled to inspect sitting-rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and master's bedrooms till the sound of a key turning in a lock gave her a feeling of nervous exhaustion.
There was that same impishness, that same bland unscrupulousness, that same pathetic desire to do her a good turn however it might affect anybody else which, if she might compare the two things, had caused him to pass her off on unfortunate Mr Mariner of Brookport as a girl of wealth with tastes in the direction of real estate.
At that time he was spending the remains of the money left him by his aunt, and Elizabeth had hardly settled down at Brookport and got her venture under way when she found herself obliged to provide for Nutty a combination of home and sanatorium.
It was her hope that the quiet life and soothing air of Brookport, with--unless you counted the money-in-the-slot musical box at the store--its absence of the fiercer excitements, might in time pull him together and unscramble his disordered nervous system.
Matters were in this state when Lady Wetherby, who, having danced classical dances for three months without a break, required a rest, shifted her camp to the house which she had rented for the summer at Brookport, Long Island, taking with her Algie, her husband, the monkey Eustace, and Claire and Mr Pickering, her guests.
Life at Brookport had so accustomed him to being plain Bill Chalmers that it had absolutely slipped his mind that he was really Lord Dawlish, the one man in the world whom Elizabeth looked on as an enemy.
He desired me to send his regards and to say that he would be joining you at Brookport in the course of a day or so.