Spring Rock Township, Clinton County, Iowa

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Spring Rock Township
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Coordinates: 41°49′00″N 090°51′06″W / 41.81667°N 90.85167°W / 41.81667; -90.85167Coordinates: 41°49′00″N 090°51′06″W / 41.81667°N 90.85167°W / 41.81667; -90.85167
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClinton
Area
 • Total36.25 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land36.25 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
Population
 • Total1,142
 • Density31.5/sq mi (12.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID0468744

Spring Rock Township is a township in Clinton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,142.

History[edit]

Spring Rock Township was organized in 1844. The township takes its name from a huge rock at found at a spring in Scott County.[1]

Geography[edit]

Spring Rock Township covers an area of 36.25 square miles (93.9 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Wheatland, along with some unincorporated settlements such as Big Rock. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Homigrahusen, Pine Hill, Rose Hill and Saint Pauls.

The streams of Calamus Creek, Lizard Creek, Rock Creek and Yankee Run run through this township.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wolfe, Patrick B. (1911). Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 329.

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