Jackson Township, Calhoun County, Iowa

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Jackson Township, Calhoun County
Map highlighting Jackson Township, Calhoun County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°15′12″N 094°48′17″W / 42.25333°N 94.80472°W / 42.25333; -94.80472Coordinates: 42°15′12″N 094°48′17″W / 42.25333°N 94.80472°W / 42.25333; -94.80472
Country United States
State Iowa
 • Total33.73 sq mi (87.36 km2)
 • Land33.28 sq mi (86.19 km2)
 • Water0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
Elevation1,099 ft (335 m)
 • Total225
 • Density6.8/sq mi (2.6/km2)
FIPS code19-92103[2]
GNIS feature ID0468095

Jackson Township is one of sixteen townships in Calhoun County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 225.


Jackson Township was created in 1866. It is named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.[3]


Jackson Township covers an area of 33.73 square miles (87.4 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Cottonwood.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Stonebraker, Beaumont E. (1915). Past and Present of Calhoun County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 111.

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