Summit Township, Clay County, Iowa

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Summit Township
Township
Location in Clay County
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 43°12′41″N 095°12′48″W / 43.21139°N 95.21333°W / 43.21139; -95.21333Coordinates: 43°12′41″N 095°12′48″W / 43.21139°N 95.21333°W / 43.21139; -95.21333
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clay
Area
 • Total 35.3 sq mi (91.43 km2)
 • Land 35.3 sq mi (91.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,358 ft (414 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 452
 • Density 12.8/sq mi (4.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468761

Summit Township is a township in Clay County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 452. Spencer Municipal Airport is located in the township.

History[edit]

Summit Township was created in 1872.[1]

Geography[edit]

Summit Township covers an area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Fostoria. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Evergreen.

Economy[edit]

At one point Great Lakes Airlines was headquartered in the township.[2][3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gillespie, Samuel (1909). History of Clay County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1909. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 60. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd." Great Lakes Airlines. December 5, 1998. Retrieved on May 25, 2009.
  3. ^ "Spencer city, Iowa." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 25, 2009.

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