Peoples Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Peoples Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Peoples Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°54′41″N 093°59′21″W / 41.91139°N 93.98917°W / 41.91139; -93.98917Coordinates: 41°54′41″N 093°59′21″W / 41.91139°N 93.98917°W / 41.91139; -93.98917
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 36.12 sq mi (93.54 km2)
 • Land 36.12 sq mi (93.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 346
 • Density 9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)
FIPS code 19-93291[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468505

Peoples Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 346.

History[edit]

Peoples Township was established in 1871.[3] It was named for David Peoples, an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Peoples Township covers an area of 36.12 square miles (93.6 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Peoples and Peoples.

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. 303. 
  4. ^ The History of Boone County, Iowa. Union Historical Company. 1880. p. 540. 

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