Lincoln Township, Emmet County, Iowa

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Lincoln Township
Location in Emmet County
Location in Emmet County
Coordinates: 43°27′57″N 94°36′59″W / 43.46583°N 94.61639°W / 43.46583; -94.61639Coordinates: 43°27′57″N 94°36′59″W / 43.46583°N 94.61639°W / 43.46583; -94.61639
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa
County Emmet
 • Total 28.6 sq mi (74.08 km2)
 • Land 27.14 sq mi (70.29 km2)
 • Water 1.46 sq mi (3.79 km2)  5.12%
Elevation 1,286 ft (392 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 220
 • Density 8.1/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50531, 51334
GNIS feature ID 0468248

Lincoln Township is one of twelve townships in Emmet County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 220.[1]


Lincoln Township was created in 1887. It was named for Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Lincoln Township covers an area of 28.6 square miles (74.08 square kilometers); of this, 27.14 square miles (70.29 square kilometers, 94.88 percent) is land and 1.46 square miles (3.79 square kilometers, 5.12 percent) is water.

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The township contains these two cemeteries: Lincoln Township and Palestine.




School districts[edit]

  • Armstrong-Ringsted Community School District
  • Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 120. 

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