Waterford Township, Clinton County, Iowa

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Waterford Township
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sugar Creek
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sugar Creek
Location in Clinton County
Location in Clinton County
Coordinates: 41°59′37″N 090°29′42″W / 41.99361°N 90.49500°W / 41.99361; -90.49500Coordinates: 41°59′37″N 090°29′42″W / 41.99361°N 90.49500°W / 41.99361; -90.49500
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClinton
Area
 • Total36.13 sq mi (93.57 km2)
 • Land36.13 sq mi (93.57 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
866 ft (264 m)
Population
 • Total796
 • Density22/sq mi (8.5/km2)
GNIS feature ID0468949

Waterford Township is a township in Clinton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 796.

History[edit]

Waterford Township was organized in April, 1854. It was first called Henry Township, and the name was changed to its present form in May of that year.[1]

Geography[edit]

Waterford Township covers an area of 36.13 square miles (93.6 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Charlotte. According to the USGS, it contains six cemeteries: Assumption, Glahn, Gohlmann, Immaculate Conception, McClure and Saint Josephs.

The streams of Honey Creek, Williams Creek, Williams Creek and Willow Creek run through this township.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wolfe, Patrick B. (1911). Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 259.

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