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
CountyCalhoun
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2000)
 • 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.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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.

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. 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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