Clay Township, Clay County, Iowa

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Clay Township
Township
Location in Clay County
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 43°02′27″N 095°19′39″W / 43.04083°N 95.32750°W / 43.04083; -95.32750Coordinates: 43°02′27″N 095°19′39″W / 43.04083°N 95.32750°W / 43.04083; -95.32750
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clay
Area
 • Total 36.35 sq mi (94.15 km2)
 • Land 36.35 sq mi (94.15 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 696
 • Density 19.1/sq mi (7.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467602

Clay Township is a township in Clay County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 696.

History[edit]

Clay Township was the first township in Clay County. When it was created in 1859, it comprised the entire county.[1]

Geography[edit]

Clay Township covers an area of 36.35 square miles (94.1 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Royal. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Center, TriMello and Willow Creek.

Transportation[edit]

Clay Township contains one airport or landing strip, Royal Airport.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gillespie, Samuel (1909). History of Clay County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1909. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 60. 

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