Cass Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Cass Township, Cedar County
Township
Map highlighting Cass Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°47′16″N 091°17′16″W / 41.78778°N 91.28778°W / 41.78778; -91.28778Coordinates: 41°47′16″N 091°17′16″W / 41.78778°N 91.28778°W / 41.78778; -91.28778
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 26.98 sq mi (69.88 km2)
 • Land 26.15 sq mi (67.72 km2)
 • Water 0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)
Elevation[1] 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 295
 • Density 11.3/sq mi (4.4/km2)
FIPS code 19-90495[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467539

Cass Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 295.

History[edit]

The first settler in Cass Township was William Kester, who arrived about 1837.[3]

Geography[edit]

Cass Township covers an area of 26.98 square miles (69.9 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Cass, Evergreen, Mathews and Shawver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 532. 

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