Bingham Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Bingham Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 43°12′48″N 93°54′48″W / 43.21333°N 93.91333°W / 43.21333; -93.91333Coordinates: 43°12′48″N 93°54′48″W / 43.21333°N 93.91333°W / 43.21333; -93.91333
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 35.36 sq mi (91.58 km2)
 • Land 35.28 sq mi (91.38 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.22%
Elevation 1,250 ft (381 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 487
 • Density 13.8/sq mi (5.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50423, 50480, 50483, 50484
GNIS feature ID 0467454

Bingham Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 487.[1]

History[edit]

Bingham Township was organized in 1878.[2] Bingham is the name of John Bingham, a pioneer settler, and native of England.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Bingham Township covers an area of 35.36 square miles (91.58 square kilometers); of this, 35.28 square miles (91.38 square kilometers, 99.78 percent) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.2 square kilometers, 0.22 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Bingham Township, Christian Reformed and Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Titonka Consolidated School District
  • Woden-Crystal Lake Community School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 653. 
  3. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. pp. 259–260. 

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