Ell Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Ell Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 43°02′06″N 93°32′49″W / 43.03500°N 93.54694°W / 43.03500; -93.54694Coordinates: 43°02′06″N 93°32′49″W / 43.03500°N 93.54694°W / 43.03500; -93.54694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
 • Total 36.39 sq mi (94.25 km2)
 • Land 36.39 sq mi (94.25 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,224 ft (373 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 870
 • Density 23.9/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50438, 50449
GNIS feature ID 0467783

Ell Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 870.[1]


Ell Township was organized in 1879.[2] It was named for Sebastian Ell, a pioneer settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Ell Township covers an area of 36.39 square miles (94.25 square kilometers).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Calvary Cemetery.

School districts[edit]

  • Belmond-Klemme Community School District
  • Garner-Hayfield Community School District
  • Ventura Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 691. 
  3. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. pp. 263–264. 

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