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Canton Township is one of twenty townships in Benton County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 847.
Canton Township, Benton County, Iowa Wikipedia
Canton Township was founded in 1846.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Canton Township covers an area of 35.4 square miles (91.68 square kilometers); of this, 35.29 square miles (91.41 square kilometers, 99.71 percent) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.27 square kilometers, 0.29 percent) is water.
The city of Shellsburg is entirely within this township geographically but is a separate entity.Benton Township (north)
Shellsburg Township (northeast)
Fayette Township, Linn County (east)
Clinton Township, Linn County (southeast)
Fremont Township (south)
Eldorado Township (southwest)
Eden Township (west)
Taylor Township (northwest)
The township contains these three cemeteries: Oakwood, Parkers Grove and Shellsburg.Pleasant Creek State Park (vast majority)
Benton Community School District
Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District
Iowa's 3rd congressional district
State House District 39
State Senate District 20