Herdland Township, Clay County, Iowa

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Herdland Township
Location in Clay County
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 42°56′58″N 095°05′00″W / 42.94944°N 95.08333°W / 42.94944; -95.08333Coordinates: 42°56′58″N 095°05′00″W / 42.94944°N 95.08333°W / 42.94944; -95.08333
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clay
 • Total 35.57 sq mi (92.12 km2)
 • Land 35.56 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)  0.01%
Elevation 1,362 ft (415 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 210
 • Density 5.9/sq mi (2.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468029

Herdland Township is a township in Clay County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 210.


Herdland Township was created in 1873.[1]


Herdland Township covers an area of 35.57 square miles (92.1 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements, although the unincorporated community of Cornell is located here. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Burr Oak, Liberty and Osborn.

The streams of Montgomery Creek and Willow Creek run through this township.


  1. ^ Gillespie, Samuel (1909). History of Clay County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1909. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 60. 


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