Iowa Township, Sherman County, Kansas

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Iowa Township
Location in Sherman County
Location in Sherman County
Coordinates: 39°12′00″N 101°30′17″W / 39.20000°N 101.50472°W / 39.20000; -101.50472Coordinates: 39°12′00″N 101°30′17″W / 39.20000°N 101.50472°W / 39.20000; -101.50472
Country  United States
State  Kansas
County Sherman
 • Total 107.56 sq mi (278.59 km2)
 • Land 107.56 sq mi (278.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 3,497 ft (1,066 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 44
 • Density 0.4/sq mi (0.2/km2)
ZIP code 67735
GNIS feature ID 0471251

Iowa Township is one of the thirteen townships of Sherman County, Kansas, United States. The population was 44 at the 2000 census.[1]


Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:[2]

It lies southeast of the county seat of Goodland. There are no communities in the township.[3]

The north fork of the Smoky Hill River flows through the southwestern part of Iowa Township, and the source of the south fork of the Solomon River is located in the northeastern part of the township.[3]


Only local roads are located in Iowa Township.[3]


Iowa Township is currently inactive;[4] by Kansas law, when a township becomes inactive, its powers and duties revert to the county government.[5]


  1. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Kansas 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-03-23. 
  2. ^ Detailed Kansas map, United States Census Bureau, 2000. Accessed 2009-03-23.
  3. ^ a b c DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, p. 28-29. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Iowa Township, Sherman County, Kansas
  5. ^ §80-120, Kansas Statutes. Accessed 2009-03-23.

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