Greenfield Township, Calhoun County, Iowa

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Greenfield Township, Calhoun County
Township
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
Area
 • 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.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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

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. 109. 

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