Grimes Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Grimes Township,
Cerro Gordo County
Coordinates: 42°56′58″N 093°25′55″W / 42.94944°N 93.43194°W / 42.94944; -93.43194Coordinates: 42°56′58″N 093°25′55″W / 42.94944°N 93.43194°W / 42.94944; -93.43194
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cerro Gordo
  Total 36.08 sq mi (93.44 km2)
  Land 36.08 sq mi (93.44 km2)
  Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 851
  Density 23.6/sq mi (9.1/km2)
FIPS code 19-91773[2]
GNIS feature ID 0467978

Grimes Township is one of sixteen townships in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 851.


Grimes Township covers an area of 36.08 square miles (93.4 km2) and contains two incorporated settlements: all of Meservey and most of Thornton (which is partly in Pleasant Valley Township to the east). According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Pleasant View.


  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.

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