Iowa Township, Benton County, Iowa

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Iowa Township
Location in Benton County
Location in Benton County
Coordinates: 41°54′36″N 92°13′49″W / 41.91000°N 92.23028°W / 41.91000; -92.23028Coordinates: 41°54′36″N 92°13′49″W / 41.91000°N 92.23028°W / 41.91000; -92.23028
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Benton
 • Total 32.81 sq mi (84.98 km2)
 • Land 32.74 sq mi (84.8 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)  0.21%
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 423
 • Density 12.9/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 52208, 52249, 52257
GNIS feature ID 0468077

Iowa Township is one of twenty townships in Benton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 423.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Iowa Township covers an area of 32.81 square miles (84.98 square kilometers); of this, 32.74 square miles (84.8 square kilometers, 99.79 percent) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 square kilometers, 0.21 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

The city of Belle Plaine is entirely within this township geographically but is a separate entity.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Beal, Lutheran and Wright.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Belle Plaine Municipal Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Belle Plaine Community School District
  • Benton Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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