Rochester Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Rochester Township, Cedar County
Map highlighting Rochester Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 091°07′39″W / 41.66556°N 91.12750°W / 41.66556; -91.12750Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 091°07′39″W / 41.66556°N 91.12750°W / 41.66556; -91.12750
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
 • Total 27.03 sq mi (70.02 km2)
 • Land 26.39 sq mi (68.35 km2)
 • Water 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
Elevation[1] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 603
 • Density 22.8/sq mi (8.8/km2)
FIPS code 19-93654[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468626

Rochester Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 603.


Rochester Township is named after Rochester, New York.[3]


Rochester Township covers an area of 27.03 square miles (70.0 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. The unincorporated community of Rochester, a census-designated place, is located along the Cedar River north of the center of the township. According to the USGS, the township contains two cemeteries: Healey and Hebron.


  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. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 101. 

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