Salt Creek Township, Davis County, Iowa

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Salt Creek Township
Township
Location in Davis County
Location in Davis County
Coordinates: 40°51′56″N 92°13′56″W / 40.86556°N 92.23222°W / 40.86556; -92.23222Coordinates: 40°51′56″N 92°13′56″W / 40.86556°N 92.23222°W / 40.86556; -92.23222
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Davis
Area
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (92.98 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.21 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)  0.82%
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 294
 • Density 8.3/sq mi (3.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468658

Salt Creek Township is a township in Davis County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 294.

History[edit]

Salt Creek Township was organized in 1846.[1] It took its name from Salt Creek.[2]

Geography[edit]

Salt Creek Township covers an area of 35.9 square miles (92.98 square kilometers); of this, 0.29 square miles (0.76 square kilometers) or 0.82 percent is water. The stream of Salt 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 ten cemeteries: Anderson, Bethlehem, Glasgow, Heidlebaugh, Hem, Jackson, Litgner, Mount Gilead, Pagett and Pierce.

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Davis County, Iowa. State Historical Company. 1882. p. 428. 
  2. ^ History of Davis County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc. State Historical Company. 1882. p. 599. 

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