Perry Township, Buchanan County, Iowa

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Perry Township, Buchanan County
Map highlighting Perry Township, Buchanan County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°30′26″N 092°01′10″W / 42.50722°N 92.01944°W / 42.50722; -92.01944Coordinates: 42°30′26″N 092°01′10″W / 42.50722°N 92.01944°W / 42.50722; -92.01944
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buchanan
 • Total 36.09 sq mi (93.47 km2)
 • Land 36.06 sq mi (93.39 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation[1] 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,044
 • Density 84.4/sq mi (32.6/km2)
FIPS code 19-93294[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468506

Perry Township is one of sixteen townships in Buchanan County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,044.


Perry Township covers an area of 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Jesup. The unincorporated community of Littleton is also in the township. According to the USGS, the township contains four cemeteries: Cedar Crest, Littleton, Saint Athanasius and Saint Michaels.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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