Estherville Township, Emmet County, Iowa

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Estherville Township
Township
Location in Emmet County
Location in Emmet County
Coordinates: 43°23′03″N 94°50′56″W / 43.38417°N 94.84889°W / 43.38417; -94.84889Coordinates: 43°23′03″N 94°50′56″W / 43.38417°N 94.84889°W / 43.38417; -94.84889
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Emmet
Area
 • Total 36.15 sq mi (93.63 km2)
 • Land 35.81 sq mi (92.75 km2)
 • Water 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)  0.94%
Elevation 1,427 ft (435 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,077
 • Density 197.6/sq mi (76.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 51334, 51364
GNIS feature ID 0467798

Estherville Township is one of twelve townships in Emmet County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 7,077.[1]

History[edit]

Estherville Township takes its name from the county seat of Estherville. It was created prior to 1876, but the exact date is unknown because the records were destroyed in a courthouse fire.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Estherville Township covers an area of 36.15 square miles (93.63 square kilometers); of this, 35.81 square miles (92.75 square kilometers, 99.06 percent) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 square kilometers, 0.94 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: East Side, Estherville Lutheran, Norwegian, Oak Hill and Saint Patricks.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Cheever Lake
  • Fourmile Lake

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Estherville Lincoln Central Com School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 116. 

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