Center Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Center Township, Cedar County
Map highlighting Center Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°45′06″N 091°07′26″W / 41.75167°N 91.12389°W / 41.75167; -91.12389Coordinates: 41°45′06″N 091°07′26″W / 41.75167°N 91.12389°W / 41.75167; -91.12389
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
 • Total 66.28 sq mi (171.67 km2)
 • Land 66.22 sq mi (171.51 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation[1] 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,945
 • Density 59.6/sq mi (23/km2)
FIPS code 19-90588[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467571

Center Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,945.


Center Township was established in 1841.[3]


Center Township covers an area of 66.28 square miles (171.7 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Tipton. According to the USGS, it contains eighteen cemeteries: Bolton, Bradley, Center Ross, County Home, Eureka, Fairland, Goodale, Kiser, Masonic, Mount Zion, Ochiltree, Saint Marys, Sand Hill, Virginia Grove, Wood Bridge, Wood Bridge, Wright and York Prairie.


  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. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 385. 

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