Greenfield Township, Calhoun County, Iowa

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Greenfield Township, Calhoun County
Map highlighting Greenfield Township, Calhoun County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°25′37″N 094°27′20″W / 42.42694°N 94.45556°W / 42.42694; -94.45556Coordinates: 42°25′37″N 094°27′20″W / 42.42694°N 94.45556°W / 42.42694; -94.45556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Calhoun
 • Total 36.98 sq mi (95.77 km2)
 • Land 36.98 sq mi (95.77 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 275
 • Density 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km2)
FIPS code 19-91758[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467973

Greenfield Township is one of sixteen townships in Calhoun County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 275.


Greenfield Township was created in 1870. It was probably named from the green prairie grass.[3]


Greenfield Township covers an area of 36.98 square miles (95.8 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Knierim.


  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. 109. 

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