Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Iowa

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Jefferson Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Coordinates: 42°41′11″N 91°54′11″W / 42.68639°N 91.90306°W / 42.68639; -91.90306Coordinates: 42°41′11″N 91°54′11″W / 42.68639°N 91.90306°W / 42.68639; -91.90306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fayette
 • Total 36.46 sq mi (94.42 km2)
 • Land 36.37 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)  0.23%
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,910
 • Density 190/sq mi (73/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50655, 50662, 50671
GNIS feature ID 0468134

Jefferson Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,910.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Jefferson Township covers an area of 36.46 square miles (94.42 square kilometers); of this, 36.37 square miles (94.2 square kilometers, 99.77 percent) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.22 square kilometers, 0.23 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Oakdale, Otsego and Woodlawn.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Mercy Hospital Heliport


  • Levin Park
  • Platt Park
  • Red Gate Park
  • Reedy Park
  • Wings Park

School districts[edit]

  • Oelwein Community School District
  • West Central Community School District

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