Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Iowa Township, Cedar County
Township
Map highlighting Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°38′56″N 091°12′05″W / 41.64889°N 91.20139°W / 41.64889; -91.20139Coordinates: 41°38′56″N 091°12′05″W / 41.64889°N 91.20139°W / 41.64889; -91.20139
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 37.65 sq mi (97.51 km2)
 • Land 37.05 sq mi (95.96 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.54 km2)
Elevation[1] 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 460
 • Density 12.4/sq mi (4.8/km2)
FIPS code 19-92055[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468078

Iowa Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 460.

History[edit]

Iowa Township was organized in 1840[3] The first school in Iowa Township was established about 1845.[4] (or 1841[5]).

Geography[edit]

Iowa Township covers an area of 37.65 square miles (97.5 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains six cemeteries: Bethel, Burnett, Dunfee, Gray's Ford, North Liberty and Pee Dee.

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 540. 
  4. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 156. 
  5. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 385. 

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