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Avery Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Country  United States
County  Hancock
ZIP codes  50439, 50449, 50457
Elevation  380 m
Local time  Friday 6:00 AM
State  Iowa
Time zone  CST (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  0467404
Area  92.93 km²
Population  387 (2000)
Avery Township, Hancock County, Iowa
Weather  -11°C, Wind E at 0 km/h, 90% Humidity

Avery Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 387.


Map of Avery, IA, USA


Avery Township was named for Anson Avery, a pioneer settler.


According to the United States Census Bureau, Avery Township covers an area of 35.88 square miles (92.94 square kilometers); of this, 35.84 square miles (92.82 square kilometers, 99.87 percent) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.11 square kilometers, 0.12 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

  • Goodell (east three-quarters)
  • Adjacent townships

  • Ell Township (north)
  • Union Township, Cerro Gordo County (northeast)
  • Grimes Township, Cerro Gordo County (east)
  • Wisner Township, Franklin County (southeast)
  • Pleasant Township, Wright County (south)
  • Belmond Township, Wright County (southwest)
  • Twin Lake Township (west)
  • Liberty Township (northwest)
  • Cemeteries

    The township contains Amsterdam & Calvary Cemeteries.


  • Eldred Sherwood Park
  • School districts

  • Belmond-Klemme Community School District
  • Sheffield Chapin Meservey Thornton Community School District
  • Political districts

  • Iowa's 4th congressional district
  • State House District 12
  • State Senate District 6
  • References

    Avery Township, Hancock County, Iowa Wikipedia

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