Cascade Township, Dubuque County, Iowa

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Cascade Township
Township
Location in Dubuque County
Location in Dubuque County
Coordinates: 42°20′32″N 91°04′01″W / 42.34222°N 91.06694°W / 42.34222; -91.06694Coordinates: 42°20′32″N 91°04′01″W / 42.34222°N 91.06694°W / 42.34222; -91.06694
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Dubuque
Area
 • Total 35.78 sq mi (92.68 km2)
 • Land 35.78 sq mi (92.68 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,079
 • Density 30.2/sq mi (11.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 52033, 52046, 52078, 52237
GNIS feature ID 0467536

Cascade Township is one of seventeen townships in Dubuque County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,079.[1]

History[edit]

The name of Cascade Township is derived from the cascade, or water power, with which early settlers powered their mills.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Cascade Township covers an area of 35.78 square miles (92.68 square kilometers).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Cascade Protestant, Johns Creek, Saint Martins Catholic, Saint Marys Catholic and Zion Reform.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Monticello Community School District
  • Western Dubuque Community School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ The History of Dubuque County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical. 1880. p. 743. 

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