Bloomington Township, Decatur County, Iowa

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Bloomington Township
Location in Decatur County
Location in Decatur County
Coordinates: 40°41′11″N 93°57′47″W / 40.68639°N 93.96306°W / 40.68639; -93.96306Coordinates: 40°41′11″N 93°57′47″W / 40.68639°N 93.96306°W / 40.68639; -93.96306
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyDecatur
Area
 • Total35.68 sq mi (92.42 km2)
 • Land35.61 sq mi (92.22 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.19 km2)  0.21%
Elevation
1,076 ft (328 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total195
 • Density5.5/sq mi (2.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID0467466

Bloomington Township is a township in Decatur County, Iowa, USA. At the 2000 census, its population was 195.

History[edit]

Bloomington Township was named after Bloomington, Illinois, the former home of an early settler.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bloomington Township covers an area of 35.68 square miles (92.42 square kilometers); of this, 0.08 square miles (0.19 square kilometers) or 0.21 percent is water. The stream of Pot Hole Creek runs through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Elk and Lillie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Heman Conoman (1915). History of Decatur County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 17.

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