Avery Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Avery Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N 93°33′46″W / 42.94694°N 93.56278°W / 42.94694; -93.56278Coordinates: 42°56′49″N 93°33′46″W / 42.94694°N 93.56278°W / 42.94694; -93.56278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 35.88 sq mi (92.94 km2)
 • Land 35.84 sq mi (92.82 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)  0.12%
Elevation 1,247 ft (380 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 387
 • Density 10.8/sq mi (4.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50439, 50449, 50457
GNIS feature ID 0467404

Avery Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 387.[1]

History[edit]

Avery Township was named for Anson Avery, a pioneer settler.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Avery Township covers an area of 35.88 square miles (92.94 square kilometers); of this, 35.84 square miles (92.82 square kilometers, 99.87 percent) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.11 square kilometers, 0.12 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Amsterdam & Calvary Cemeteries.

Landmarks[edit]

  • Eldred Sherwood Park

School districts[edit]

  • Belmond-Klemme Community School District
  • Sheffield Chapin Meservey Thornton Community School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 258. 

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