Worth Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Worth Township, Boone County
Township
Map highlighting Worth Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°59′50″N 093°51′51″W / 41.99722°N 93.86417°W / 41.99722; -93.86417Coordinates: 41°59′50″N 093°51′51″W / 41.99722°N 93.86417°W / 41.99722; -93.86417
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Area
 • Total 27.23 sq mi (70.54 km2)
 • Land 27.05 sq mi (70.05 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 655
 • Density 24.2/sq mi (9.4/km2)
FIPS code 19-94782[2]
GNIS feature ID 0469017

Worth Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 655.

History[edit]

Worth Township was organized in 1858.[3] It is named for William J. Worth.[4]

Geography[edit]

Worth Township covers an area of 27.23 square miles (70.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Luther. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Hull, James Gildea, Sarah Dinwoodie and Squire Boone.

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. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 259. 
  4. ^ The History of Boone County, Iowa. Union Historical Company. 1880. p. 548. 

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