Burrell Township, Decatur County, Iowa

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Burrell Township
Location in Decatur County
Location in Decatur County
Coordinates: 40°40′52″N 93°50′24″W / 40.68111°N 93.84000°W / 40.68111; -93.84000Coordinates: 40°40′52″N 93°50′24″W / 40.68111°N 93.84000°W / 40.68111; -93.84000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Decatur
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.72 km2)
 • Land 35.68 sq mi (92.42 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.32%
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 354
 • Density 9.9/sq mi (3.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467509

Burrell Township is a township in Decatur County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 354.


Burrell Township covers an area of 35.8 square miles (92.72 square kilometers); of this, 0.12 square miles (0.3 square kilometers) or 0.32 percent is water. The streams of Elk Creek and Potteroff Creek run through this township.


Burrell Township was created in 1850. It is named for county commissioner Asa Burrell.[1]

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

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The township contains five cemeteries: Bucy, Davis City, Gore, Miller and Terre Haute.

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  1. ^ Smith, Heman Conoman (1915). History of Decatur County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 16. 

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