Marcy Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Marcy Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Marcy Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°59′11″N 093°58′47″W / 41.98639°N 93.97972°W / 41.98639; -93.97972Coordinates: 41°59′11″N 093°58′47″W / 41.98639°N 93.97972°W / 41.98639; -93.97972
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 42.06 sq mi (108.95 km2)
 • Land 41.84 sq mi (108.37 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,137
 • Density 27.2/sq mi (10.5/km2)
FIPS code 19-92832[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468346

Marcy Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,137.

History[edit]

Marcy Township was organized in 1858.[3] It is named for William L. Marcy.[4]

Geography[edit]

Marcy Township covers an area of 42.06 square miles (108.9 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains seven cemeteries: Glenwood, Holloway, Oakwood, Pleasant Hill, Quincy, Sparks and Swede Valley Lutheran.

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. 281. 
  4. ^ The History of Boone County, Iowa. Union Historical Company. 1880. p. 535. 

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