Amsterdam Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Amsterdam Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 42°57′06″N 93°47′34″W / 42.95167°N 93.79278°W / 42.95167; -93.79278Coordinates: 42°57′06″N 93°47′34″W / 42.95167°N 93.79278°W / 42.95167; -93.79278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
 • Total 35.84 sq mi (92.83 km2)
 • Land 35.78 sq mi (92.68 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 1,168 ft (356 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 927
 • Density 25.9/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50430, 50447
GNIS feature ID 0467395

Amsterdam Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 927.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Amsterdam Township covers an area of 35.84 square miles (92.83 square kilometers); of this, 35.78 square miles (92.68 square kilometers, 99.84 percent) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.15 square kilometers, 0.16 percent) is water.

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The township contains these three cemeteries: New Amsterdam Township, Old Amsterdam and West Lake.

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School districts[edit]

  • West Hancock Community School District

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  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder Archived May 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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