Rochester Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Rochester Township, Cedar County
Township
Map highlighting Rochester Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 091°07′39″W / 41.66556°N 91.12750°W / 41.66556; -91.12750Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 091°07′39″W / 41.66556°N 91.12750°W / 41.66556; -91.12750
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 27.03 sq mi (70.02 km2)
 • Land 26.39 sq mi (68.35 km2)
 • Water 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
Elevation[1] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 603
 • Density 22.8/sq mi (8.8/km2)
FIPS code 19-93654[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468626

Rochester Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 603.

History[edit]

Rochester Township is named after Rochester, New York.[3]

Geography[edit]

Rochester Township covers an area of 27.03 square miles (70.0 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. The unincorporated community of Rochester, a census-designated place, is located along the Cedar River north of the center of the township. According to the USGS, the township contains two cemeteries: Healey and Hebron.

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. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 101. 

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