Jefferson Township, Buchanan County, Iowa

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Jefferson Township, Buchanan County
Map highlighting Jefferson Township, Buchanan County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°20′15″N 092°00′46″W / 42.33750°N 92.01278°W / 42.33750; -92.01278Coordinates: 42°20′15″N 092°00′46″W / 42.33750°N 92.01278°W / 42.33750; -92.01278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buchanan
 • Total 36 sq mi (93.24 km2)
 • Land 35.98 sq mi (93.19 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 726
 • Density 20.2/sq mi (7.8/km2)
FIPS code 19-92208[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468130

Jefferson Township is one of sixteen townships in Buchanan County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 726.


Jefferson Township covers an area of 36 square miles (93 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Brandon. The unincorporated community of Shady Grove is at the northwestern edge of the township. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Bear Creek School, First, Jefferson Township and Shady Grove (historical).


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