Iowa Township, Doniphan County, Kansas

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Iowa Township
Township
Location in Doniphan County
Location in Doniphan County
Coordinates: 39°55′55″N 095°17′01″W / 39.93194°N 95.28361°W / 39.93194; -95.28361Coordinates: 39°55′55″N 095°17′01″W / 39.93194°N 95.28361°W / 39.93194; -95.28361
Country United States
State Kansas
County Doniphan
Area
 • Total 84.35 sq mi (218.46 km2)
 • Land 83.46 sq mi (216.17 km2)
 • Water 0.88 sq mi (2.29 km2)  1.05%
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,694
 • Density 20.3/sq mi (7.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0472806

Iowa Township is a township in Doniphan County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,694.

Geography[edit]

Iowa Township covers an area of 84.35 square miles (218.5 km2) and contains two incorporated settlements: Highland and White Cloud. According to the USGS, it contains six cemeteries: Fanning, Highland, Iola, Iowa Point, Martin and Olive Branch.

The streams of Cedar Creek, Coon Creek, Fox Creek, Mill Creek, Mission Creek, Pennell Creek, Squaw Creek, Striker Branch and Wolf River run through this township.

History[edit]

Iowa Township was organized in 1854. It was named for the Iowa people who lived there on the reservation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray, Patrick Leopoldo (1905). Gray's Doniphan County History: A Record of the Happenings of Half a Hundred Years. Roycroft Press. p. 29. 

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