Buffalo Township, Scott County, Iowa

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Buffalo Township
Location in Scott County
Location in Scott County
Coordinates: 41°28′53″N 090°43′48″W / 41.48139°N 90.73000°W / 41.48139; -90.73000Coordinates: 41°28′53″N 090°43′48″W / 41.48139°N 90.73000°W / 41.48139; -90.73000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Scott
 • Total 23.17 sq mi (60.02 km2)
 • Land 22.12 sq mi (57.29 km2)
 • Water 1.05 sq mi (2.73 km2)  4.55%
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,688
 • Density 211.9/sq mi (81.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467504

Buffalo Township is a township in Scott County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,688.


Buffalo Township covers an area of 23.17 square miles (60.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Buffalo. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Asbury, Blue Grass, Rose Hill and Saint Peter's.

The streams of Dodges Creek, Donaldson Creek and Moore Creek run through this township.


Buffalo Township contains one airport or landing strip, Village Oaks Landing Strip.


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