Grove Township, Humboldt County, Iowa

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Grove Township
Township
Location of Grove Township in Humboldt County
Location of Grove Township in Humboldt County
Coordinates: 42°51′50″N 94°16′17″W / 42.86389°N 94.27139°W / 42.86389; -94.27139Coordinates: 42°51′50″N 94°16′17″W / 42.86389°N 94.27139°W / 42.86389; -94.27139
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Humboldt
Established 1873
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 316
 • Density 9/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50519 (Bode)
GNIS feature ID 0467697
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grove Township, Humboldt County, Iowa

Grove Township is one of twelve townships in Humboldt County, Iowa, USA.[1] As of the 2000 census, its population was 316.

History[edit]

Grove Township was organized in 1873.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Grove Township covers an area of 36.3 square miles (94 km2); 36.2 square miles (94 km2) of this is land, and the remaining 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

A community named Randolph contained a post office from 1874-1875. A post office also existed for the community Arnold, formerly Grove, from 1900-1929. Both of these historic communities were located in the northwest corner of Grove Township.[3]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Hands Grove Township Cemetery.[1]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grove Township, Humboldt County, Iowa (IA)". U.S. Census Bureau. Breakdown. Retrieved January 17, 2010.
  2. ^ History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 771.  Note that Google Books misspells "Humboldt".
  3. ^ "Town Histories - Past and Present of Humboldt County, Iowa." Article. Retrieved January 17n 2010.

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