Delaware Township, Delaware County, Iowa

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Delaware Township
Location in Delaware County
Location in Delaware County
Coordinates: 42°30′47″N 91°25′58″W / 42.51306°N 91.43278°W / 42.51306; -91.43278Coordinates: 42°30′47″N 91°25′58″W / 42.51306°N 91.43278°W / 42.51306; -91.43278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
 • Total 36.64 sq mi (94.89 km2)
 • Land 36.45 sq mi (94.39 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.53%
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,294
 • Density 172.7/sq mi (66.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467698

Delaware Township is a township in Delaware County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 6,294.[1]


Delaware Township covers an area of 36.64 square miles (94.89 square kilometers); of this, 0.19 square miles (0.5 square kilometers) or 0.53 percent is water. The streams of Coffins Creek, Honey Creek, Lindsey Creek and Rieger Creek run through this township.

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(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

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The township contains four cemeteries: Mead, Oakland, Rock Prairie and Saint Marys.

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  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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