Dougherty Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

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Dougherty Township,
Cerro Gordo County
Township
Map highlighting Dougherty Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°57′08″N 093°05′12″W / 42.95222°N 93.08667°W / 42.95222; -93.08667Coordinates: 42°57′08″N 093°05′12″W / 42.95222°N 93.08667°W / 42.95222; -93.08667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cerro Gordo
Area
 • Total 35.96 sq mi (93.14 km2)
 • Land 35.96 sq mi (93.14 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 275
 • Density 7.6/sq mi (3/km2)
FIPS code 19-91017[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467721

Dougherty Township is one of sixteen townships in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 275.

History[edit]

Dougherty Township was named for Daniel Dougherty, an early prominent resident.[3]

Geography[edit]

Dougherty Township covers an area of 35.96 square miles (93.1 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Dougherty. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Saint Patricks Catholic.

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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 108. 

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