Nevada Township, Story County, Iowa

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Nevada Township
Township
Location in Story County
Location in Story County
Coordinates: 41°59′31″N 093°24′36″W / 41.99194°N 93.41000°W / 41.99194; -93.41000Coordinates: 41°59′31″N 093°24′36″W / 41.99194°N 93.41000°W / 41.99194; -93.41000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Story
Area
 • Total 34.3 sq mi (89 km2)
 • Land 34.1 sq mi (88 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,934
 • Density 202/sq mi (78/km2)
ZIP Code 50201
Area code(s) 515

Nevada Township is a township in Story County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 6,934.

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Nevada Township covers an area of 34.3 square miles (89 km2) and contains the incorporated town of Nevada. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Nevada Cemetery, Mound Cemetery and Pleasant Run Cemetery.

US 30.svg U.S. Route 30 runs east-west through the township and County Road S27 runs north-south.

Story County maintains Hickory Grove Park, a 445-acre (1.80 km2) multiple-use recreational area located in eastern Nevada Township. The park contains a 98-acre (400,000 m2) lake stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, and grass carp.

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