Peoples Township, Boone County, Iowa

Peoples Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 346.

Peoples Township, Boone County
Map highlighting Peoples Township, Boone County, Iowa.svg
Coordinates: 41°54′41″N 093°59′21″W / 41.91139°N 93.98917°W / 41.91139; -93.98917Coordinates: 41°54′41″N 093°59′21″W / 41.91139°N 93.98917°W / 41.91139; -93.98917
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyBoone
Area
 • Total36.12 sq mi (93.54 km2)
 • Land36.12 sq mi (93.54 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,079 ft (329 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total346
 • Density9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)
FIPS code19-93291[2]
GNIS feature ID0468505

HistoryEdit

Peoples Township was established in 1871.[3] It was named for David Peoples, an early settler.[4]

GeographyEdit

Peoples Township covers an area of 36.12 square miles (93.6 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Peoples and Peoples.

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. 303.
  4. ^ The History of Boone County, Iowa. Union Historical Company. 1880. pp. 540.

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