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
 • Total34.64 sq mi (89.73 km2)
 • Land34.64 sq mi (89.73 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,220 ft (372 m)
 • 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.


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]


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.


  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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