Summit Township, Adair County, Iowa

Summit Township is one of seventeen townships in Adair County, Iowa, USA. At the 2010 census, its population was 967.[3]

Summit Township, Adair County
Coordinates: 41°27′45″N 094°38′29″W
Country United States
State Iowa
  Total35.59 sq mi (92.18 km2)
  Land35.54 sq mi (92.04 km2)
  Water0.05 sq mi (0.14 km2)
Elevation1,375 ft (419 m)
  Density27.2/sq mi (10.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code19-94035[2]
GNIS feature ID0468760


Summit Township was organized in 1871. Summit is named from the ridge it contains that forms the watershed between the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.[4]


Summit Township covers an area of 35.59 square miles (92.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Adair. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Saint Johns and Sunny Hill.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "IA - Summit township". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  4. Kilburn, Lucian Moody (1915). History of Adair County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. pp. 127–128.
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