Colfax Township, Boone County, Iowa

Colfax Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 746.

Colfax Township, Boone County
Map highlighting Colfax Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°59′59″N 093°45′09″W / 41.99972°N 93.75250°W / 41.99972; -93.75250Coordinates: 41°59′59″N 093°45′09″W / 41.99972°N 93.75250°W / 41.99972; -93.75250
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyBoone
Area
 • Total34.97 sq mi (90.57 km2)
 • Land34.97 sq mi (90.57 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,056 ft (322 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total746
 • Density21.3/sq mi (8.2/km2)
FIPS code19-90756[2]
GNIS feature ID0467632

HistoryEdit

Colfax Township was organized in 1871. It is named for Schuyler Colfax.[3]

GeographyEdit

Colfax Township covers an area of 34.97 square miles (90.6 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Olive Branch.

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. 309.

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