Wapsinonoc Township, Muscatine County, Iowa

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Wapsinonoc Township is a township in Muscatine County, Iowa, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Wapsinonoc was first settled in 1836. Wapsinonoc Township is named for Wapsinonoc Creek, a Cedar River tributary that flows through the township. Wapsinonoc is derived from an Indian name meaning "smooth-surfaced and meandering stream".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wapsinonoc Township, Muscatine County, Iowa
  2. ^ Richman, Irving Berdine (1911). History of Muscatine County, Iowa: From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 222.

Coordinates: 41°33′19″N 91°17′51″W / 41.5553°N 91.2975°W / 41.5553; -91.2975