Beaver Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Beaver Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Beaver Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°59′26″N 094°06′28″W / 41.99056°N 94.10778°W / 41.99056; -94.10778Coordinates: 41°59′26″N 094°06′28″W / 41.99056°N 94.10778°W / 41.99056; -94.10778
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 35.05 sq mi (90.77 km2)
 • Land 35.05 sq mi (90.77 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 191
 • Density 5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)
FIPS code 19-90150[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467422

Beaver Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 191.

History[edit]

Beaver Township was established in 1871. It is named for the Beaver Creek, along which many beavers were once trapped.[3]

Geography[edit]

Beaver Township covers an area of 35.05 square miles (90.8 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 289. 

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