Bradford Township, Chickasaw County, Iowa

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Bradford Township
Township
Location in Chickasaw County
Location in Chickasaw County
Coordinates: 42°57′19″N 092°29′48″W / 42.95528°N 92.49667°W / 42.95528; -92.49667Coordinates: 42°57′19″N 092°29′48″W / 42.95528°N 92.49667°W / 42.95528; -92.49667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Chickasaw
Area
 • Total 36.02 sq mi (93.29 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (91.68 km2)
 • Water 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)  1.73%
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,140
 • Density 60.5/sq mi (23.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467482

Bradford Township is one of twelve townships in Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,140.

History[edit]

Bradford Township is named for Chief Bradford of the Chickasaw Indians.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bradford Township covers an area of 36.02 square miles (93.3 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Nashua. According to the USGS, it contains five cemeteries: Cagley, Greenwood, Oak Hill, Pearl Rock Catholic and Saint Michaels.

The streams of Little Cedar River and Twomile Creek run through this township.

Transportation[edit]

Bradford Township contains two airports or landing strips: Clevelands Landing Strip and Harrison Landing Strip.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fairbairn, Robert Herd (1919). History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 220. 

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