Burrell Township, Decatur County, Iowa
Location in Decatur County
|• 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)|
|• Density||9.9/sq mi (3.8/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0467509|
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.
Cities and towns
- Davis City (northwest three-quarters)
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Decatur Township (north)
- Center Township (northeast)
- Eden Township (east)
- Hamilton Township (southeast)
- New Buda Township (south)
- Fayette Township (southwest)
- Bloomington Township (west)
- Grand River Township (northwest)
The township contains five cemeteries: Bucy, Davis City, Gore, Miller and Terre Haute.
- 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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