West Fork Township, Franklin County, Iowa

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West Fork Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Coordinates: 42°51′48″N 93°05′03″W / 42.86333°N 93.08417°W / 42.86333; -93.08417Coordinates: 42°51′48″N 93°05′03″W / 42.86333°N 93.08417°W / 42.86333; -93.08417
Country United States
State Iowa
County Franklin
 • Total 36.65 sq mi (94.93 km2)
 • Land 36.65 sq mi (94.93 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 143
 • Density 3.9/sq mi (1.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50433, 50441, 50475, 50605
GNIS feature ID 0468977[2]

West Fork Township is one of sixteen townships in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 143 and it contained 77 housing units.[1]


West Fork Township was created in 1868. It is named from the west fork of the Cedar River.[3]


As of the 2010 census, West Fork Township covered an area of 36.65 square miles (94.9 km2), all land.[1]


The township contains West Fork Cemetery.[4]

School districts[edit]

  • Hampton-Dumont Community School District
  • West Fork Community School District

Political districts[edit]


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