Bradford Township, Chickasaw County, Iowa

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Bradford 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
 • 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.


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


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.


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


  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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