Springfield Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Springfield Township, Cedar County
Township
Map highlighting Springfield Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°49′16″N 090°57′56″W / 41.82111°N 90.96556°W / 41.82111; -90.96556Coordinates: 41°49′16″N 090°57′56″W / 41.82111°N 90.96556°W / 41.82111; -90.96556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 37.66 sq mi (97.54 km2)
 • Land 37.66 sq mi (97.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,138
 • Density 30.2/sq mi (11.7/km2)
FIPS code 19-93978[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468740

Springfield Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,138.

History[edit]

Springfield Township was organized in 1841.[3] The first school building in Springfield Township was built in 1848.[4]

Geography[edit]

Springfield Township covers an area of 37.66 square miles (97.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Lowden. According to the USGS, it contains five cemeteries: Elliott Parr Grave, Fairview, Lowden, Van Horn and Zion Church.

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. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc.. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 385. 
  4. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 175. 

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