Cherokee Township, Cherokee County, Iowa

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Cherokee Township
Map highlighting Cherokee Township, Cherokee County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°46′46″N 095°33′46″W / 42.77944°N 95.56278°W / 42.77944; -95.56278Coordinates: 42°46′46″N 095°33′46″W / 42.77944°N 95.56278°W / 42.77944; -95.56278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cherokee
 • Total 35.98 sq mi (93.19 km2)
 • Land 35.95 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,368 ft (417 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,073
 • Density 168.9/sq mi (65.2/km2)
FIPS code 19-90654[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467596

Cherokee Township is one of sixteen townships in Cherokee County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 6,073.


Cherokee Township covers an area of 35.98 square miles (93.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Cherokee (the county seat). According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Memory Gardens, Mental Health Institute, Mount Calvary and Oak Hill.


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