SELECTED RURAL CHURCHES OF BUCHANAN CO., IOWA

Most of the small village churches have since been abandoned

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP

Castleville Congregational                    

 

NW corner SW ¼ Section 34

 

BYRON TOWNSHIP

Bethel Church of God
Years: 1855-1939

Byron Center Presbyterian                   

Pine Creek Presbyterian
Years: 1875-

 

 

SE ¼ SE ¼ Section 31
Also had cemetery

Location?

SE ¼ SW ¼ Section 34

CONO TOWNSHIP

German Evangelical
Years: 1869-

Cono Center Presbyterian
Years: 1896-1989

 

  

SE ¼ Section 8


NE corner Section 21

FAIRBANK TOWNSHIP

Name
Years:

 

 

NE ¼ se ¼ Section 26

FREMONT TOWNSHIP

Whitney Methodist
Years: 1890-1944

 

 

SW corner Section 7

HAZLETON TOWNSHIP

Bryantsburg Free Will Baptist  
Years: 1900-

Prairie Center Methodist
1891-

 

 

NW ¼ NE ¼ Section 33


SE corner Section 25

HOMER TOWNSHIP

Norton Methodist
Years: 1868-1875

 

 

SE corner Section 2

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP

Evangelical
Years: Was there in 1860

Free Will Baptist of Spring Creek
(Shady Grove)
Years: 1857-1965
Also had a cemetery

Greenwood Wesleyan
Years: 1867-1899

Lime Creek Church of God                 
Years: Was there in 1890

St. James Catholic
Years: 1870-1930     

 

 

SW corner NW ¼ SE ¼
Section 26

SE corner NW ¼ NW ¼ Section 6

 


SW ¼ SW ¼ Section 25
Also had a cemetery

SE corner Section 14


NW corner SW ¼ Section 9

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP

Hickory Grove Presbyterian
Years: 1859-

Pine Creek Methodist
Years: 1858-

Pleasant Prairie Congregational (Gatesville)
Years: 1880-1928

 

 

NE corner SE ¼ Section 22


NW ¼ Section 4


W side Section 18

MADISON TOWNSHIP

Buchanan Free Will Baptist
Years: 1857-1886

Campton Free Will Baptist
Years:

 

 

SW corner NW ¼ SW ¼ Section 19


SW ¼ NE ¼ Section 24

NEWTON TOWNSHIP

Kiene Congregational
Years: 1914-1970&

Newtonville Congregational
Years: 1891-1914

Newtonville Wesleyan
No further information

Newton Center Methodist
Ca. 1860

Newton Center Christian
Ca. 1860

 

 

NE ¼ NE ¼ Section 4
moved from Newtonville

SW corner SE ¼ Section 17
moved to Kiene

 


SW corner SE ¼ Section 28?


SW corner SE ¼ Section 28?

PERRY TOWNSHIP

St. Michael Lutheran
Years: 1881-1923         

 

NW1/4 NW ¼ Section 5

WESTBURG TOWNSHIP

Vista Methodist
Years: 1878-1922
Previously a Baptist Church

Westburg Lutheran
Years:

 

NE corner Section 26

 

SW corner NW ¼ Section 34


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