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Orient Township, Adair County, Iowa

Orient Township is one of seventeen townships in Adair County, Iowa, USA. At the 2010 census, its population was 572.[3]

Orient Township, Adair County
Map highlighting Orient Township, Adair County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°12′08″N 094°24′50″W / 41.20222°N 94.41389°W / 41.20222; -94.41389Coordinates: 41°12′08″N 094°24′50″W / 41.20222°N 94.41389°W / 41.20222; -94.41389
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyAdair
Area
 • Total35.26 sq mi (91.32 km2)
 • Land35.2 sq mi (91.17 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 • Total572
 • Density16.3/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code19-93198[2]
GNIS feature ID0468472

Contents

HistoryEdit

Orient Township was organized in 1869.[4]

GeographyEdit

Orient Township covers an area of 35.26 square miles (91.3 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Orient. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Orient.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "IA - Orient township". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  4. ^ Kilburn, Lucian Moody (1915). History of Adair County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 121.

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