Dodge Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Dodge Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Dodge Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°10′26″N 093°53′46″W / 42.17389°N 93.89611°W / 42.17389; -93.89611Coordinates: 42°10′26″N 093°53′46″W / 42.17389°N 93.89611°W / 42.17389; -93.89611
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 48.38 sq mi (125.31 km2)
 • Land 48.16 sq mi (124.73 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 540
 • Density 11.2/sq mi (4.3/km2)
FIPS code 19-91002[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467716

Dodge Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 540.

History[edit]

Dodge Township was organized in 1852.[3] It is named for Augustus C. Dodge.[4]

Geography[edit]

Dodge Township covers an area of 48.38 square miles (125.3 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Fraser. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Boone County Farm, Leininger, Mineral Ridge and White.

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. 209. 
  4. ^ The History of Boone County, Iowa. Union Historical Company. 1880. p. 550. 

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