Des Moines Township, Dallas County, Iowa

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Des Moines Township
Township
Location in Dallas County
Location in Dallas County
Coordinates: 41°48′57″N 093°52′26″W / 41.81583°N 93.87389°W / 41.81583; -93.87389Coordinates: 41°48′57″N 093°52′26″W / 41.81583°N 93.87389°W / 41.81583; -93.87389
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Dallas
Area
 • Total 35.75 sq mi (92.59 km2)
 • Land 33.12 sq mi (85.78 km2)
 • Water 2.63 sq mi (6.81 km2)  7.36%
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,730
 • Density 52.2/sq mi (20.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467706

Des Moines Township is a township in Dallas County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,730.

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Des Moines Township covers an area of 35.75 square miles (92.6 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Woodward. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Robbins Chapel, Snider and Xenia.

The stream of Murphy Branch runs through this township.

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