Beaver Township, Boone County, Iowa

Beaver Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 191.

Beaver Township, Boone County
Map highlighting Beaver Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°59′26″N 094°06′28″W / 41.99056°N 94.10778°W / 41.99056; -94.10778Coordinates: 41°59′26″N 094°06′28″W / 41.99056°N 94.10778°W / 41.99056; -94.10778
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyBoone
Area
 • Total35.05 sq mi (90.77 km2)
 • Land35.05 sq mi (90.77 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,001 ft (305 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total191
 • Density5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)
FIPS code19-90150[2]
GNIS feature ID0467422

HistoryEdit

Beaver Township was established in 1871. It is named for the Beaver Creek, along which many beavers were once trapped.[3]

GeographyEdit

Beaver Township covers an area of 35.05 square miles (90.8 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 289.

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