Harrison Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Harrison Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Harrison Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°10′02″N 093°45′24″W / 42.16722°N 93.75667°W / 42.16722; -93.75667Coordinates: 42°10′02″N 093°45′24″W / 42.16722°N 93.75667°W / 42.16722; -93.75667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 35.97 sq mi (93.15 km2)
 • Land 35.94 sq mi (93.09 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 368
 • Density 10.2/sq mi (4/km2)
FIPS code 19-91860[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468011

Harrison Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 368.

History[edit]

Harrison Township was organized in 1871. It is named for William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States.[3]

Geography[edit]

Harrison Township covers an area of 35.97 square miles (93.2 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Mackey, Saint Paul's Lutheran and Saints Peter and Paul.

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. 317. 

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