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Lincoln Township, Story County, Iowa

Lincoln Township is a township in Story County, Iowa, USA. At the 2000 census, its population was 856.

Lincoln Township
Location in Story County
Location in Story County
Coordinates: 42°09′55″N 093°17′30″W / 42.16528°N 93.29167°W / 42.16528; -93.29167Coordinates: 42°09′55″N 093°17′30″W / 42.16528°N 93.29167°W / 42.16528; -93.29167
Country United States
State Iowa
 • Total35.3 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land35.3 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)  0.0%
1,066 ft (325 m)
 • Total856
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
ZIP Code
Area code(s)641


Lincoln Township covers an area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2) and contains the incorporated town of Zearing. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery: the Zearing Cemetery.

  U.S. Route 65 runs north-south through the township and County Road E18 runs east-west. County Road E18 was formerly Iowa Hwy 221 until it was decommissioned on July 1, 2003, and redesignated as a county road.

Story County maintains Dakins Lake, a 41-acre (170,000 m2) park located just north of Zearing in Lincoln Township. It has a 5-acre (20,000 m2) lake stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, and crappie. It also has a small restored prairie and wooded areas.


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