Pilot Mound Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Pilot Mound Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Pilot Mound Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°09′54″N 094°00′36″W / 42.16500°N 94.01000°W / 42.16500; -94.01000Coordinates: 42°09′54″N 094°00′36″W / 42.16500°N 94.01000°W / 42.16500; -94.01000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 22.52 sq mi (58.31 km2)
 • Land 22.3 sq mi (57.76 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,115 ft (340 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 400
 • Density 17.9/sq mi (6.9/km2)
FIPS code 19-93330[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468518

Pilot Mound Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 400.

History[edit]

Pilot Mound Township was organized in 1858. It wakes its name from a prominent mound in the central part of the township.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pilot Mound Township covers an area of 22.52 square miles (58.3 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Pilot Mound. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Bethel Owen, Runyan, Schlicht and Shafer-Gear.

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. 275. 

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