Des Moines Township, Dallas County, Iowa

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Des Moines 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
 • 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.


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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