Orange Township, Clinton County, Iowa

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Orange Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Coordinates: 41°48′52″N 090°38′08″W / 41.81444°N 90.63556°W / 41.81444; -90.63556Coordinates: 41°48′52″N 090°38′08″W / 41.81444°N 90.63556°W / 41.81444; -90.63556
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClinton
Area
 • Total29.53 sq mi (76.47 km2)
 • Land29.49 sq mi (76.38 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.12%
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 • Total1,253
 • Density42.5/sq mi (16.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID0468469

Orange Township is a township in Clinton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,253.

History[edit]

Orange Township was organized in 1846. It was first known as Union Township until 1854, when the name was changed to its present form.[1]

Geography[edit]

Orange Township covers an area of 29.53 square miles (76.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Grand Mound. According to the USGS, it contains five cemeteries: Allison, Barber, Calvary, Evergreen and Smith.

The stream of Barber Creek runs through this township.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wolfe, Patrick B. (1911). Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 318.

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