Sumner Township, Buchanan County, Iowa

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Sumner Township, Buchanan County
Township
Map highlighting Sumner Township, Buchanan County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 42°25′25″N 091°53′40″W / 42.42361°N 91.89444°W / 42.42361; -91.89444Coordinates: 42°25′25″N 091°53′40″W / 42.42361°N 91.89444°W / 42.42361; -91.89444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buchanan
Area
 • Total 34.31 sq mi (88.85 km2)
 • Land 34.02 sq mi (88.12 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,148
 • Density 92.5/sq mi (35.7/km2)
FIPS code 19-94047[2]
GNIS feature ID 0468765

Sumner Township is one of sixteen townships in Buchanan County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,148.

Geography[edit]

Sumner Township covers an area of 34.31 square miles (88.9 km2) and contains the southern half of the city of Independence. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Mount Hope, Oakwood, State Hospital and Wilson.

References[edit]

  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. 

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