Harrison Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Harrison Township, Boone County
Map highlighting Harrison Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°10′02″N 093°45′24″W / 42.16722°N 93.75667°W / 42.16722; -93.75667Coordinates: 42°10′02″N 093°45′24″W / 42.16722°N 93.75667°W / 42.16722; -93.75667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
 • Total 35.97 sq mi (93.15 km2)
 • Land 35.94 sq mi (93.09 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 368
 • Density 10.2/sq mi (4/km2)
FIPS code 19-91860[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468011

Harrison Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 368.


Harrison Township was organized in 1871. It is named for William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States.[3]


Harrison Township covers an area of 35.97 square miles (93.2 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Mackey, Saint Paul's Lutheran and Saints Peter and Paul.


  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. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 317. 

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