Franklin Township, Story County, Iowa

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Franklin Township
Location in Story County
Location in Story County
Coordinates: 42°6′0″N 093°38′0″W / 42.10000°N 93.63333°W / 42.10000; -93.63333Coordinates: 42°6′0″N 093°38′0″W / 42.10000°N 93.63333°W / 42.10000; -93.63333
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Story
 • Total 36.7 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.27%
Elevation 1,000 ft (300 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 19,061
 • Density 519/sq mi (200/km2)
ZIP Code 50010
Area code(s) 515

Franklin Township is a township in Story County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 19,061.

The polling location for the township is the Gilbert Lutheran Church, 135 School Street in Gilbert.


Franklin Township covers an area of 36.7 square miles (95 km2) and contains the incorporated town of Gilbert and a portion of Ames, primarily the area north of Bloomington Road. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Bloomington Cemetery, Born Cemetery, and McMichael Cemetery.


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