Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa

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Norway Township
Township
Location in Humboldt County
Location in Humboldt County
Coordinates: 42°40′17″N 94°00′19″W / 42.67139°N 94.00528°W / 42.67139; -94.00528Coordinates: 42°40′17″N 94°00′19″W / 42.67139°N 94.00528°W / 42.67139; -94.00528
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Humboldt
Established 1875
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 410
 • Density 11/sq mi (4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50591 (Thor)
GNIS feature ID 0468451

Norway Township is one of twelve townships in Humboldt County, Iowa, USA.[1] As of the 2000 census, its population was 410.

History[edit]

Norway Township was organized in 1870. It was originally built up chiefly by Scandinavians.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Norway Township covers an area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2); all of this is land.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains East/West Ullensvang, Norway Lake, Norway Township, and Willicksen Cemetery.[3][4][5][6][7]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norway township, Humboldt County, Iowa (IA)." U.S. Census Bureau. Breakdown. Retrieved January 23, 2010.
  2. ^ History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. pp. 852–856.  Note that Google Books misspells "Humboldt".
  3. ^ "East Ullensvang Cemetery." GNIS Detail. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  4. ^ "West Ullensvang Cemetery." GNIS Detail. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  5. ^ "Norway Lake Cemetery." GNIS Detail. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  6. ^ "Norway Township Cemetery." GNIS Detail. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa Retrieved March 21, 2011.
  7. ^ "Willicksen Cemetery." GNIS Detail. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa Retrieved March 21, 2011.

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