Stapleton Township, Chickasaw County, Iowa

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Stapleton 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
 • 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.


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


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.


  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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