Big Grove Township, Benton County, Iowa

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Big Grove Township
Location in Benton County
Location in Benton County
Coordinates: 42°04′48″N 92°07′36″W / 42.08000°N 92.12667°W / 42.08000; -92.12667Coordinates: 42°04′48″N 92°07′36″W / 42.08000°N 92.12667°W / 42.08000; -92.12667
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Benton
 • Total 35.93 sq mi (93.07 km2)
 • Land 35.93 sq mi (93.07 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 230
 • Density 6.4/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 52229, 52249, 52346, 52349
GNIS feature ID 0467452

Big Grove Township is one of twenty townships in Benton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 230.[1]


Big Grove Township was organized in 1856.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Big Grove Township covers an area of 35.93 square miles (93.07 square kilometers).

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Bishop Grove, Indian, LaRue and Van Metre.

School districts[edit]

  • Benton Community School District
  • Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ The History of Benton County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical. 1878. p. 360. 

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