Sugar Creek Township, Cedar County, Iowa
|Sugar Creek Township, Cedar County|
|• Total||24.24 sq mi (62.78 km2)|
|• Land||24.24 sq mi (62.78 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||738 ft (225 m)|
|• Density||15.5/sq mi (6/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0468756|
Sugar Creek Township is named for the Sugar Creek. The name of the creek may refer to either the large number of sugar maples growing along it, or to the sweetness of the water.
Sugar Creek Township covers an area of 24.24 square miles (62.8 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains six cemeteries: Centerville, Lime City, Sharon, South Bethel, Sugar Creek Church and Whitmer.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 33.
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