Springfield Township, Cedar County, Iowa

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Springfield Township, Cedar County
Map highlighting Springfield Township, Cedar County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°49′16″N 090°57′56″W / 41.82111°N 90.96556°W / 41.82111; -90.96556Coordinates: 41°49′16″N 090°57′56″W / 41.82111°N 90.96556°W / 41.82111; -90.96556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
 • Total 37.66 sq mi (97.54 km2)
 • Land 37.66 sq mi (97.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,138
 • Density 30.2/sq mi (11.7/km2)
FIPS code 19-93978[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468740

Springfield Township is one of seventeen townships in Cedar County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,138.


Springfield Township was organized in 1841.[3] The first school building in Springfield Township was built in 1848.[4]


Springfield Township covers an area of 37.66 square miles (97.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Lowden. According to the USGS, it contains five cemeteries: Elliott Parr Grave, Fairview, Lowden, Van Horn and Zion Church.


  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. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 385. 
  4. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 175. 

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