Jefferson Township, Adair County, Iowa

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Jefferson Township, Adair County
Township
Map highlighting Jefferson Township, Adair County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°27′22″N 094°24′38″W / 41.45611°N 94.41056°W / 41.45611; -94.41056Coordinates: 41°27′22″N 094°24′38″W / 41.45611°N 94.41056°W / 41.45611; -94.41056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Adair
Area
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.95 km2)
 • Land 35.41 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,237 ft (377 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 163
 • Density 4.6/sq mi (1.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 19-92199[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468127

Jefferson Township is one of seventeen townships in Adair County, Iowa, USA. At the 2010 census, its population was 163.[3]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1855.[4]

Geography[edit]

Jefferson Township covers an area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Jefferson and Loucks Grove.

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. ^ "IA - Jefferson township". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ Kilburn, Lucian Moody (1915). History of Adair County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 146. 

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