Center Grove Township, Dickinson County, Iowa

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Center Grove Township
Location in Dickinson County
Location in Dickinson County
Coordinates: 43°23′29″N 95°05′16″W / 43.39139°N 95.08778°W / 43.39139; -95.08778Coordinates: 43°23′29″N 95°05′16″W / 43.39139°N 95.08778°W / 43.39139; -95.08778
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Dickinson
 • Total 36.15 sq mi (93.63 km2)
 • Land 31.38 sq mi (81.28 km2)
 • Water 4.77 sq mi (12.35 km2)  13.19%
Elevation 1,398 ft (426 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,478
 • Density 238.3/sq mi (92/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 51331, 51351, 51355, 51360
GNIS feature ID 0467588

Center Grove Township is one of twelve townships in Dickinson County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 7,478.[1]


Center Grove Township was formed in 1866.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Center Grove Township covers an area of 36.15 square miles (93.63 square kilometers); of this, 31.38 square miles (81.28 square kilometers, 86.81 percent) is land and 4.77 square miles (12.35 square kilometers, 13.19 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Lake View, Lakeland Memory Gardens and Rose Hill.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Airport Okoboji
  • Dickinson County Memorial Hospital Heliport
  • Lake Okoboji Seaplane Base
  • Spirit Lake Municipal Airport


  • Center Lake
  • Lower Gar Lake
  • Minnewashta Lake
  • Prairie Lake
  • Upper Gar Lake


School districts[edit]

  • Okoboji Community School District
  • Spirit Lake Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 282. 

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