Garfield Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 421. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
Garfield Township was organized in 1880.
It was named for President [2 ] James A. Garfield. [3 ]
Geography [ edit ]
According to the
United States Census Bureau, Garfield Township covers an area of 35.44 square miles (91.8 square kilometers); of this, 35.02 square miles (90.7 square kilometers, 98.8 percent) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 square kilometers, 1.2 percent) is water.
Unincorporated towns [ edit ]
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
Adjacent townships [ edit ]
Cemeteries [ edit ]
The township contains these two cemeteries: Saint Boniface and Saint John.
Major highways [ edit ]
Airports and landing strips [ edit ]
School districts [ edit ]
Garner-Hayfield Community School District
West Hancock Community School District
Political districts [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
^ . Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 707. History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa
^ . Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 266. History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa
External links [ edit ]