Crystal Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Crystal Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 43°13′13″N 93°47′36″W / 43.22028°N 93.79333°W / 43.22028; -93.79333Coordinates: 43°13′13″N 93°47′36″W / 43.22028°N 93.79333°W / 43.22028; -93.79333
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.96 km2)
 • Land 35.11 sq mi (90.93 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.03 km2)  1.12%
Elevation 1,299 ft (396 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 529
 • Density 15.1/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50423, 50432, 50436
GNIS feature ID 0467668

Crystal Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 529.[1]

History[edit]

Crystal Township was founded in 1869.[2] The township was named from Crystal Lake.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Crystal Township covers an area of 35.5 square miles (91.96 square kilometers); of this, 35.11 square miles (90.93 square kilometers, 98.88 percent) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.03 square kilometers, 1.12 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Crystal Township Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • South 80 Field

Lakes[edit]

  • Crystal Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Crystal Lake Roadside Park
  • Ellsworth College Park

School districts[edit]

  • Garner-Hayfield Community School District
  • West Hancock Community School District
  • Woden-Crystal Lake Community School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 686. 
  3. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. pp. 262–263. 

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