Nevada Township, Story County, Iowa

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Nevada Township
Location in Story County
Location in Story County
Coordinates: 41°59′31″N 093°24′36″W / 41.99194°N 93.41000°W / 41.99194; -93.41000Coordinates: 41°59′31″N 093°24′36″W / 41.99194°N 93.41000°W / 41.99194; -93.41000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Story
 • Total 34.3 sq mi (89 km2)
 • Land 34.1 sq mi (88 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.59%
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,934
 • Density 202/sq mi (78/km2)
ZIP Code 50201
Area code(s) 515

Nevada Township is a township in Story County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 6,934.


Nevada Township covers an area of 34.3 square miles (89 km2) and contains the incorporated town of Nevada. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Nevada Cemetery, Mound Cemetery and Pleasant Run Cemetery.

US 30.svg U.S. Route 30 runs east–west through the township, and County Road S27 runs north–south.

Story County maintains Hickory Grove Park, a 445-acre (1.80 km2) multiple-use recreational area located in eastern Nevada Township. The park contains a 98-acre (400,000 m2) lake stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, and grass carp.


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