Sumner Township, Buchanan County, Iowa

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Sumner Township, Buchanan County
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
 • 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.


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.


  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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