Oakfield Township, Audubon County, Iowa

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Oakfield Township, Audubon County
Township
Map highlighting Oakfield Township, Audubon County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°33′14″N 094°59′05″W / 41.55389°N 94.98472°W / 41.55389; -94.98472Coordinates: 41°33′14″N 094°59′05″W / 41.55389°N 94.98472°W / 41.55389; -94.98472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Audubon
Area
 • Total 39.8 sq mi (103.2 km2)
 • Land 39.8 sq mi (103.0 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,270 ft (387 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 314
 • Density 8/sq mi (3.0/km2)
FIPS code 19-93153[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468456

Oakfield Township is one of twelve townships in Audubon County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 314.[3]

History[edit]

Oakfield Township was organized in 1874.[4] It is named after Oakfield, New York, the former home of an early settler.[5]

Geography[edit]

Oakfield Township covers an area of 39.8 square miles (103.2 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains three cemeteries: Oak Hill, Oakfield and Saint Johns.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Oakfield township, Audubon County, Iowa". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ Andrews, Henry Franklin (1915). History of Audubon County, Iowa: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Brookhaven Press. p. 58. 
  5. ^ Andrews, Henry Franklin (1915). History of Audubon County, Iowa: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Brookhaven Press. p. 282. 

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