Pilot Mound Township, Boone County, Iowa

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Pilot Mound Township, Boone County
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Coordinates: 42°09′54″N 094°00′36″W / 42.16500°N 94.01000°W / 42.16500; -94.01000Coordinates: 42°09′54″N 094°00′36″W / 42.16500°N 94.01000°W / 42.16500; -94.01000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
 • Total 22.52 sq mi (58.31 km2)
 • Land 22.3 sq mi (57.76 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,115 ft (340 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 400
 • Density 17.9/sq mi (6.9/km2)
FIPS code 19-93330[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468518

Pilot Mound Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 400.


Pilot Mound Township was organized in 1858. It wakes its name from a prominent mound in the central part of the township.[3]


Pilot Mound Township covers an area of 22.52 square miles (58.3 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Pilot Mound. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Bethel Owen, Runyan, Schlicht and Shafer-Gear.


  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. 
  3. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 275. 

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