Hamilton Township, Franklin County, Iowa

Hamilton Township is one of sixteen townships in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 155 and it contained 75 housing units.[1]

Hamilton Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Coordinates: 42°41′15″N 93°19′15″W / 42.68750°N 93.32083°W / 42.68750; -93.32083Coordinates: 42°41′15″N 93°19′15″W / 42.68750°N 93.32083°W / 42.68750; -93.32083
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyFranklin
Area
 • Total36.22 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land36.22 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
1,227 ft (374 m)
Population
 • Total155
 • Density4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
50071, 50441, 50452
GNIS feature ID0467992[2]

HistoryEdit

Hamilton Township was created in 1871. It was named for Andrew Hamilton, a pioneer settler and native of Ireland.[3]

GeographyEdit

As of the 2010 census, Hamilton Township covered an area of 36.22 square miles (93.8 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery.[4]

School districtsEdit

  • Cal Community School District
  • Dows Community School District
  • Hampton-Dumont Community School District

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "TIGER/Line Shapefiles". United States Census Bureau.

External linksEdit