Camanche Township, Clinton County, Iowa

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Camanche Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Coordinates: 41°46′43″N 090°18′02″W / 41.77861°N 90.30056°W / 41.77861; -90.30056Coordinates: 41°46′43″N 090°18′02″W / 41.77861°N 90.30056°W / 41.77861; -90.30056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clinton
 • Total 22.63 sq mi (58.61 km2)
 • Land 19.47 sq mi (50.43 km2)
 • Water 3.16 sq mi (8.19 km2)  13.97%
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,368
 • Density 224.3/sq mi (86.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467523

Camanche Township is a township in Clinton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,368.


Camanche Township was founded in 1841.[1]


Camanche Township covers an area of 22.63 square miles (58.6 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Camanche. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Rose Hill and Shaffton.

Nancy Elaine Lake and Willow Lake are within this township. The streams of Beaver Slough, Rock Creek, Schricker Slough and Sodus Creek run through this township.


  1. ^ Wolfe, Patrick B. (1911). Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 292. 


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