Douglas Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Douglas Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Douglas Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°54′41″N 093°51′00″W / 41.91139°N 93.85000°W / 41.91139; -93.85000Coordinates: 41°54′41″N 093°51′00″W / 41.91139°N 93.85000°W / 41.91139; -93.85000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 17.4 sq mi (45.06 km2)
 • Land 17.24 sq mi (44.66 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,344
 • Density 136/sq mi (52.5/km2)
FIPS code 19-91029[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467725

Douglas Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,344.

History[edit]

Douglas Township was established in 1858.[3]

Geography[edit]

Douglas Township covers an area of 17.4 square miles (45 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Madrid. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Cassel, Dalander, Fairview and Mount Hope.

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. 225. 

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