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Erin Township, Hancock County, Iowa

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Country  United States
County  Hancock
ZIP codes  50423, 50447
Elevation  362 m
Local time  Sunday 6:10 AM
State  Iowa
Time zone  CST (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  0467797
Area  94.19 km²
Population  218 (2000)
Erin Township, Hancock County, Iowa
Weather  -10°C, Wind E at 2 km/h, 68% Humidity

Erin Township is one of sixteen townships in Hancock County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census its population was 218.

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Map of Erin, IA, USA

History

Erin Township was organized in 1879. It was originally settled chiefly by Irish immigrants, who named it Erin, the poetic form of Ireland.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Erin Township covers an area of 36.37 square miles (94.19 square kilometers).

Adjacent townships

  • Britt Township (north)
  • Garfield Township (northeast)
  • Liberty Township (east)
  • Twin Lake Township (southeast)
  • Amsterdam Township (south)
  • Magor Township (southwest)
  • Boone Township (west)
  • Orthel Township (northwest)
  • Cemeteries

    The township contains Saint Patrick's Cemetery.

    Major highways

  • Iowa Highway 111
  • School districts

  • West Hancock Community School District
  • Political districts

  • Iowa's 4th congressional district
  • State House District 11
  • State Senate District 6
  • References

    Erin Township, Hancock County, Iowa Wikipedia


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