Perry Township, Davis County, Iowa

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Perry Township
Township
Location in Davis County
Location in Davis County
Coordinates: 40°46′24″N 92°20′32″W / 40.77333°N 92.34222°W / 40.77333; -92.34222Coordinates: 40°46′24″N 92°20′32″W / 40.77333°N 92.34222°W / 40.77333; -92.34222
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Davis
Area
 • Total 29.14 sq mi (75.48 km2)
 • Land 29.13 sq mi (75.45 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 333
 • Density 11.4/sq mi (4.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468507

Perry Township is a township in Davis County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 333.

History[edit]

Perry Township was organized in 1846.[1] It is named for Matthew C. Perry.[2]

Geography[edit]

Perry Township covers an area of 29.14 square miles (75.48 square kilometers); of this, 0.01 square miles (0.03 square kilometers) or 0.04 percent is water. The stream of Butter Creek runs through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Pewter, Shunem, Stark and White.

Major highways[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Davis County, Iowa. State Historical Company. 1882. p. 428. 
  2. ^ History of Davis County, Iowa. State Historical Company. 1882. p. 594. 

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