Calwood Township, Callaway County, Missouri

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Calwood Township
Township
Map highlighting Calwood Township, Callaway County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 38°53′29″N 091°50′31″W / 38.89139°N 91.84194°W / 38.89139; -91.84194Coordinates: 38°53′29″N 091°50′31″W / 38.89139°N 91.84194°W / 38.89139; -91.84194
Country United States
State Missouri
County Callaway
Area
 • Total 44.17 sq mi (114.41 km2)
 • Land 43.99 sq mi (113.94 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)  0.41%
Elevation[1] 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,097
 • Density 25/sq mi (9.6/km2)
FIPS code 29-10666[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766373

Calwood Township is one of eighteen townships in Callaway County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,097.[3]

History[edit]

Calwood was formerly known as "Moore's Mill", since a steam mill owned by Moore was located there. The Civil War Battle of Moore's Mill was fought nearby in 1862.[4]

Geography[edit]

Calwood Township covers an area of 44.17 square miles (114.4 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains one cemetery, Fairview.

The streams of Dyers Branch, Harrison Branch, Houfs Branch, Maddox Branch, Pinch Creek and Richland Creek run through this township.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Calwood township, Callaway County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  4. ^ Williamson, Hugh P., "The Battle of Moore's Mill", Missouri Historical Review, July 1972, p. 539

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