French Creek Township, Allamakee County, Iowa

French Creek Township is one of eighteen townships in Allamakee County, Iowa, USA. At the 2010 census, its population was 225.[3]

French Creek Township, Allamakee County
Map highlighting French Creek Township, Allamakee County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 43°23′01″N 091°25′27″W / 43.38361°N 91.42417°W / 43.38361; -91.42417Coordinates: 43°23′01″N 091°25′27″W / 43.38361°N 91.42417°W / 43.38361; -91.42417
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyAllamakee
Area
 • Total36.58 sq mi (94.73 km2)
 • Land36.58 sq mi (94.73 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,017 ft (310 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total225
 • Density6.2/sq mi (2.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code19-91488[2]
GNIS feature ID0467883

HistoryEdit

French Creek Township was organized in 1856. It is named for the creek flowing through it. French is the name of an early settler who lived near the head of French Creek.[4]

GeographyEdit

French Creek Township covers an area of 36.58 square miles (94.7 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: English Bench and French Creek Methodist.

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. ^ "IA - French Creek township". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 9, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  4. ^ Hancock, Ellery M. (1913). Past and Present of Allamakee County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke publishing Company. p. 245.

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