Troy Township, Clarke County, Iowa

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Troy Township
Township
Map highlighting Troy Township, Clarke County, Iowa.svg
Location in Clarke County
Coordinates: 41°01′49″N093°57′06″W / 41.03028°N 93.95167°W / 41.03028; -93.95167 Coordinates: 41°01′49″N093°57′06″W / 41.03028°N 93.95167°W / 41.03028; -93.95167
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg  Iowa
County Clarke
Area
  Total 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
  Land 36.05 sq mi (93.38 km2)
  Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 1,021
  Density 28.3/sq mi (10.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0468796

Troy Township is a township in Clarke County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,021.

A township in the United States is a small geographic area.

Clarke County, Iowa County in the United States

Clarke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,286. The county seat is Osceola. The county was formed in January 1846, one of twelve counties established by legislative action in a comprehensive act. It was named for James Clarke, a Governor of the Iowa Territory.

Iowa State of the United States of America

Iowa is a state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west. It is bordered by six states; Wisconsin to the northeast, Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, Nebraska to the west, South Dakota to the northwest and Minnesota to the north.

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Geography

Troy Township covers an area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Murray. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Murray and Troy.

Murray, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Murray is a city in Clarke County, Iowa, United States. The population was 756 at the 2010 census.

United States Geological Survey scientific agency of the United States government

The United States Geological Survey is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization has four major science disciplines, concerning biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.

The stream of West Long Creek runs through this township.

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