Cass Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Cass Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Cass Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°54′22″N 93°54′00″W / 41.90611°N 93.90000°W / 41.90611; -93.90000Coordinates: 41°54′22″N 93°54′00″W / 41.90611°N 93.90000°W / 41.90611; -93.90000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 18.36 sq mi (47.55 km2)
 • Land 18.05 sq mi (46.74 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 668
 • Density 37/sq mi (14.3/km2)
FIPS code 19-90489[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467537

Cass Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 668.

History[edit]

Cass Township was established in 1858. It is named for Lewis Cass.[3]

Geography[edit]

Cass Township covers an area of 18.36 square miles (47.6 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Liberty and State Hospital.

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. 251. 

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