Garfield Township, Calhoun County, Iowa

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Garfield Township, Calhoun County
Map highlighting Garfield Township, Calhoun County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°26′07″N 094°47′45″W / 42.43528°N 94.79583°W / 42.43528; -94.79583Coordinates: 42°26′07″N 094°47′45″W / 42.43528°N 94.79583°W / 42.43528; -94.79583
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyCalhoun
Area
 • Total34.64 sq mi (89.73 km2)
 • Land34.64 sq mi (89.73 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,220 ft (372 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total230
 • Density6.6/sq mi (2.6/km2)
FIPS code19-91509[2]
GNIS feature ID0467890

Garfield Township is one of sixteen townships in Calhoun County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 230.

History[edit]

Garfield Township was created in 1882. It was named for James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, who had been assassinated the year prior.[3]

Geography[edit]

Garfield Township covers an area of 34.64 square miles (89.7 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Garfield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Stonebraker, Beaumont E. (1915). Past and Present of Calhoun County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 106.

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