Denmark Township, Emmet County, Iowa

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Denmark Township
Township
Location in Emmet County
Location in Emmet County
Coordinates: 43°17′52″N 94°30′12″W / 43.29778°N 94.50333°W / 43.29778; -94.50333Coordinates: 43°17′52″N 94°30′12″W / 43.29778°N 94.50333°W / 43.29778; -94.50333
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Emmet
Area
 • Total 36 sq mi (93.24 km2)
 • Land 36 sq mi (93.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,266 ft (386 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 588
 • Density 16.6/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50514, 50578
GNIS feature ID 0467703

Denmark Township is one of twelve townships in Emmet County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 588.[1]

History[edit]

Denmark Township was created in 1883. It was named in honor of a group of Danish families who had arrived shortly before the establishment of the township.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Denmark Township covers an area of 35.5 square miles (91.94 square kilometers).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Ringsted Memorial, Saint Johns Lutheran and Saint Pauls.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Armstrong-Ringsted Community School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 114. 

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