Dougherty Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Dougherty Township,
Cerro Gordo County
Coordinates: 42°57′08″N 093°05′12″W / 42.95222°N 93.08667°W / 42.95222; -93.08667Coordinates: 42°57′08″N 093°05′12″W / 42.95222°N 93.08667°W / 42.95222; -93.08667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cerro Gordo
  Total 35.96 sq mi (93.14 km2)
  Land 35.96 sq mi (93.14 km2)
  Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 275
  Density 7.6/sq mi (3/km2)
FIPS code 19-91017[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467721

Dougherty Township is one of sixteen townships in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 275.


Dougherty Township was named for Daniel Dougherty, an early prominent resident.[3]


Dougherty Township covers an area of 35.96 square miles (93.1 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Dougherty. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Saint Patricks Catholic.


  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. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 108.

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