Washington Township, Story County, Iowa

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Washington Township
Township
Location in Story County
Location in Story County
Coordinates: 41°59′28″N 093°38′29″W / 41.99111°N 93.64139°W / 41.99111; -93.64139Coordinates: 41°59′28″N 093°38′29″W / 41.99111°N 93.64139°W / 41.99111; -93.64139
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Story
Area
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)  0.0%
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 35,477
 • Density 1,012/sq mi (391/km2)
ZIP Code 50010
Area code(s) 515

Washington Township is a township in Story County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 35,477.

Geography[edit]

Washington Township covers an area of 35.1 square miles (91 km2) and contains the incorporated town of Ames, as well as part of Kelley. According to the USGS, it contains five cemeteries: Ontario Cemetery, Ames Municipal Cemetery, Memorial Gardens Cemetery, College Cemetery and Sunday Cemetery.

US 69.svg U.S. Route 69 runs north-south through the township and US 30.svg U.S. Route 30 runs east-west.

Washington Township is adjacent to Franklin, Grant and Palestine townships.

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