Center Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Center Township, Cedar County
Township
Map highlighting Center Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°45′06″N 091°07′26″W / 41.75167°N 91.12389°W / 41.75167; -91.12389Coordinates: 41°45′06″N 091°07′26″W / 41.75167°N 91.12389°W / 41.75167; -91.12389
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 66.28 sq mi (171.67 km2)
 • Land 66.22 sq mi (171.51 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation [1] 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,945
 • Density 59.6/sq mi (23/km2)
FIPS code 19-90588[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467571

Center Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,945.

History[edit]

Center Township was established in 1841.[3]

Geography[edit]

Center Township covers an area of 66.28 square miles (171.7 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Tipton. According to the USGS, it contains eighteen cemeteries: Bolton, Bradley, Center Ross, County Home, Eureka, Fairland, Goodale, Kiser, Masonic, Mount Zion, Ochiltree, Saint Marys, Sand Hill, Virginia Grove, Wood Bridge, Wood Bridge, Wright and York Prairie.

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. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc.. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 385. 

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