Monroe Township, Butler County, Iowa

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Monroe Township, Butler County
Map highlighting Monroe Township, Butler County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°36′06″N 092°50′40″W / 42.60167°N 92.84444°W / 42.60167; -92.84444Coordinates: 42°36′06″N 092°50′40″W / 42.60167°N 92.84444°W / 42.60167; -92.84444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Butler
 • Total 35.86 sq mi (92.88 km2)
 • Land 35.86 sq mi (92.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,637
 • Density 45.6/sq mi (17.6/km2)
FIPS code 19-92967[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468392

Monroe Township is one of sixteen townships in Butler County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,637.


Monroe Township covers an area of 35.86 square miles (92.88 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Aplington. According to the USGS, it contains five cemeteries: Bethel Reform, Monroe Township, Oak Hill, Pleasant View and Saint Patricks Catholic.


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