Montpelier Township, Muscatine County, Iowa

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Montpelier Township is a township in Muscatine County, Iowa, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Montpelier Township was organized in 1842. It was first settled in the spring of 1834.[2] The first settlers were natives of Vermont, and they named the township for the capital of that state, Montpelier.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Montpelier Township, Muscatine County, Iowa
  2. ^ Richman, Irving Berdine (1911). History of Muscatine County, Iowa: From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 209.
  3. ^ Richman, Irving Berdine (1911). History of Muscatine County, Iowa: From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 210.

Coordinates: 41°28′12″N 90°50′12″W / 41.4700°N 90.8367°W / 41.4700; -90.8367