Burrell Township, Decatur County, Iowa

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Burrell Township
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
Area
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Major highways[edit]

References[edit]

  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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