Summit Township, Clay County, Iowa

Summit Township is a township in Clay County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 452. Spencer Municipal Airport is located in the township.

Summit Township
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 43°12′41″N 095°12′48″W
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClay
Area
  Total35.3 sq mi (91.43 km2)
  Land35.3 sq mi (91.43 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
1,358 ft (414 m)
Population
 (2000)
  Total452
  Density12.8/sq mi (4.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID0468761

History

Summit Township was created in 1872.[1]

Geography

Summit Township covers an area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Fostoria. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Evergreen.

Economy

At one point Great Lakes Airlines was headquartered in the township.[2][3]

Notes

  1. Gillespie, Samuel (1909). History of Clay County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1909. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 60.
  2. "Welcome to Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd." Great Lakes Airlines. December 5, 1998. Retrieved on May 25, 2009.
  3. "Spencer city, Iowa." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 25, 2009.

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