Byron Township, Buchanan County, Iowa

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Byron Township, Buchanan County
Map highlighting Byron Township, Buchanan County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°30′56″N 091°47′30″W / 42.51556°N 91.79167°W / 42.51556; -91.79167Coordinates: 42°30′56″N 091°47′30″W / 42.51556°N 91.79167°W / 42.51556; -91.79167
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buchanan
 • Total 36.55 sq mi (94.68 km2)
 • Land 36.55 sq mi (94.68 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,063
 • Density 29.1/sq mi (11.2/km2)
FIPS code 19-90432[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467517

Byron Township is one of sixteen townships in Buchanan County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,063. Byron Township was organized in 1856.[3]


Byron Township covers an area of 36.55 square miles (94.7 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Winthrop. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Byron, Fairview and Payne. The former townsite of Doris also lies in the township.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ History of Byron Township

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