Magor Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Magor Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 42°56′59″N 93°55′10″W / 42.94972°N 93.91944°W / 42.94972; -93.91944Coordinates: 42°56′59″N 93°55′10″W / 42.94972°N 93.91944°W / 42.94972; -93.91944
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 36.12 sq mi (93.54 km2)
 • Land 36.12 sq mi (93.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,161 ft (354 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 450
 • Density 12.5/sq mi (4.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50430, 50447
GNIS feature ID 0468331

Magor Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 450.[1]

History[edit]

Magor Township was founded in 1878.[2] It was named for Henry Magor, a pioneer settler.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Magor Township covers an area of 36.12 square miles (93.54 square kilometers).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Corwith, Magor Township and Saint Marys.

School districts[edit]

  • Corwith-Wesley Community School District
  • West Hancock Community School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 715. 
  3. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 268. 

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