Twin Lake Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Twin Lake Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 42°57′25″N 93°39′58″W / 42.95694°N 93.66611°W / 42.95694; -93.66611Coordinates: 42°57′25″N 93°39′58″W / 42.95694°N 93.66611°W / 42.95694; -93.66611
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
 • Total 35.77 sq mi (92.64 km2)
 • Land 35.32 sq mi (91.48 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)  1.25%
Elevation 1,257 ft (383 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 197
 • Density 5.6/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50438, 50439, 50447
GNIS feature ID 0468801

Twin Lake Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 197.[1]


Twin Lake Township was organized in 1882.[2] It was named from two lakes in the southern part of the township.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Twin Lake Township covers an area of 35.77 square miles (92.64 square kilometers); of this, 35.32 square miles (91.48 square kilometers, 98.75 percent) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.16 square kilometers, 1.25 percent) is water.

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  • Belmond-Klemme Community School District
  • West Hancock Community School District

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  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 270. 
  3. ^ History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 727. 

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