Lake Township, Clay County, Iowa

Lake Township is a township in Clay County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 240.

Lake Township
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 43°12′19″N 094°58′36″W
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClay
Area
  Total35.95 sq mi (93.12 km2)
  Land33.36 sq mi (86.41 km2)
  Water2.59 sq mi (6.71 km2)  7.21%
Elevation
1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 (2000)
  Total240
  Density7.2/sq mi (2.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID0468179

History

Lake Township was created in 1882. It is named from the large number of lakes within its borders.[1]

Geography

Lake Township covers an area of 35.95 square miles (93.1 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.

Dan Green Slough, Mud Lake, Round Lake and Trumbull Lake are within this township.

Notes

  1. Gillespie, Samuel (1909). History of Clay County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1909. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 69.

References


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