Twelve Mile Lake Township, Emmet County, Iowa

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Twelve Mile Lake Township
Location in Emmet County
Location in Emmet County
Coordinates: 43°18′22″N 94°50′48″W / 43.30611°N 94.84667°W / 43.30611; -94.84667Coordinates: 43°18′22″N 94°50′48″W / 43.30611°N 94.84667°W / 43.30611; -94.84667
CountryFlag of the United States.svg United States
StateFlag of Iowa.svg Iowa
 • Total91.17 km2 (35.2 sq mi)
 • Land90.29 km2 (34.86 sq mi)
 • Water0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)  0.97%
440 m (1,444 ft)
 • Total202
 • Density2.2/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
51334, 51342, 51364, 51365
GNIS feature ID0468800

Twelve Mile Lake Township is one of twelve townships in Emmet County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 202.[1]


This township is named from the Twelve Mile Lake, which was said to be twelve miles from Estherville.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Twelve Mile Lake Township covers an area of 35.2 square miles (91.17 square kilometers); of this, 34.86 square miles (90.29 square kilometers, 99.03 percent) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 square kilometers, 0.97 percent) is water.

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]


  • Twelvemile Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District
  • Graettinger-Terril Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 122.

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