Drakesville Township, Davis County, Iowa

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Drakesville Township
Township
Location in Davis County
Location in Davis County
Coordinates: 40°47′48″N 92°29′28″W / 40.79667°N 92.49111°W / 40.79667; -92.49111Coordinates: 40°47′48″N 92°29′28″W / 40.79667°N 92.49111°W / 40.79667; -92.49111
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Davis
Area
 • Total 12.07 sq mi (31.27 km2)
 • Land 12.06 sq mi (31.24 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.1%
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 457
 • Density 37.9/sq mi (14.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467742

Drakesville Township is a township in Davis County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 457.

History[edit]

Drakeville Township is named for J. H. Drake, a pioneer settler.[1]

Geography[edit]

Drakesville Township covers an area of 12.07 square miles (31.27 square kilometers); of this, 0.01 square miles (0.03 square kilometers) or 0.1 percent is water.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Drakesville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Davis County, Iowa. State Historical Company. 1882. p. 586. 

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