Union Township, Fayette County, Iowa

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Union Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Coordinates: 42°57′13″N 91°47′14″W / 42.95361°N 91.78722°W / 42.95361; -91.78722Coordinates: 42°57′13″N 91°47′14″W / 42.95361°N 91.78722°W / 42.95361; -91.78722
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fayette
 • Total 33.67 sq mi (87.2 km2)
 • Land 33.67 sq mi (87.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,125 ft (343 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 412
 • Density 12/sq mi (4.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 52135, 52141, 52142, 52175
GNIS feature ID 0468820

Union Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 412.[1]

It was previously called West Union township.[citation needed]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Union Township covers an area of 33.67 square miles (87.2 square kilometers).

The city of West Union is entirely within this township geographically but is a separate entity.

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these five cemeteries: Barnhouse, Butler, Mount Calvary, Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Grove.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • George L Scott Municipal Airport
  • Scott Field Municipal Airport


School districts[edit]

  • North Fayette Valley Community School District

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Union township, Fayette County, Iowa". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 

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