Elk Township, Delaware County, Iowa

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Elk Township
Location in Delaware County
Location in Delaware County
Coordinates: 42°36′16″N 91°18′51″W / 42.60444°N 91.31417°W / 42.60444; -91.31417Coordinates: 42°36′16″N 91°18′51″W / 42.60444°N 91.31417°W / 42.60444; -91.31417
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
 • Total 36.31 sq mi (94.05 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94.03 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.02%
Elevation 1,053 ft (321 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 626
 • Density 17.2/sq mi (6.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0467777

Elk Township is a township in Delaware County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 626.[1]


Elk Township covers an area of 36.31 square miles (94.05 square kilometers); of this, 0.01 square miles (0.02 square kilometers) or 0.02 percent is water. The streams of Fountain Springs Creek, Odell Branch and Schechtman Branch run through this township.

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The township contains two cemeteries: Grant View and Saint Joseph's.

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