Gower Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Gower Township, Cedar County
Map highlighting Gower Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′44″N 091°18′25″W / 41.72889°N 91.30694°W / 41.72889; -91.30694Coordinates: 41°43′44″N 091°18′25″W / 41.72889°N 91.30694°W / 41.72889; -91.30694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
 • Total 34.72 sq mi (89.94 km2)
 • Land 34.47 sq mi (89.27 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
Elevation[1] 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 528
 • Density 15.3/sq mi (5.9/km2)
FIPS code 19-91593[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467918

Gower Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 528.


Gower Township is named for Robert Gower, who arrived in 1841 and led the efforts to build a bridge there.[3]


Gower Township covers an area of 34.72 square miles (89.9 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Honey Grove, Howard and Saint Josephs.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 146. 

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