Stapleton Township, Chickasaw County, Iowa

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Stapleton Township
Township
Location in Chickasaw County
Location in Chickasaw County
Coordinates: 43°02′07″N 092°08′53″W / 43.03528°N 92.14806°W / 43.03528; -92.14806Coordinates: 43°02′07″N 092°08′53″W / 43.03528°N 92.14806°W / 43.03528; -92.14806
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Chickasaw
Area
 • Total 36.49 sq mi (94.51 km2)
 • Land 36.48 sq mi (94.48 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 781
 • Density 21.4/sq mi (8.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468750

Stapleton Township is one of twelve townships in Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 781.

History[edit]

Stapleton Township was organized in 1857. It is named for Thomas G. Staples, an early settler and local postmaster.[1]

Geography[edit]

Stapleton Township covers an area of 36.49 square miles (94.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Lawler. According to the USGS, it contains six cemeteries: Lutheran, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Saint Johns, Saint Johns German Lutheran, Stapleton Township and Stapleton Township.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fairbairn, Robert Herd (1919). History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 252. 

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