Morgan Township, Decatur County, Iowa

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Morgan Township
Township
Location in Decatur County
Location in Decatur County
Coordinates: 40°36′25″N 93°37′02″W / 40.60694°N 93.61722°W / 40.60694; -93.61722Coordinates: 40°36′25″N 93°37′02″W / 40.60694°N 93.61722°W / 40.60694; -93.61722
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Decatur
Area
 • Total 24.69 sq mi (63.95 km2)
 • Land 24.69 sq mi (63.95 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,007 ft (307 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 75
 • Density 3/sq mi (1.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468405

Morgan Township is a township in Decatur County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 75.

History[edit]

Morgan Township was created in 1850. It was named for county commissioner Josiah Morgan.[1]

Geography[edit]

Morgan Township covers an area of 24.69 square miles (63.95 square kilometers). The streams of Caleb Creek, Lick Branch and Steel Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains six cemeteries: Elm, Fugate, Gatliff, Logan, Union and White Oak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Heman Conoman (1915). History of Decatur County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 16. 

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