Cheyenne Township, Barton County, Kansas
Location in Barton County
|• Total||72.25 sq mi (187.11 km2)|
|• Land||67.34 sq mi (174.4 km2)|
|• Water||4.91 sq mi (12.72 km2) 6.8%|
|Elevation||1,801 ft (549 m)|
|• Density||2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0475521|
Cheyenne Township was organized in 1878.
Cheyenne Township covers an area of 72.25 square miles (187.1 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. The unincorporated community of Redwing lies in the center of the township. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Holy Family.
The Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area is located almost exclusively in Cheyenne Township; it occupies most of the southern half of the township. Blood Creek runs through some of the township's southern part, emptying into the lake at the center of Cheyenne Bottoms.
Two oil fields are located in Cheyenne Township: one in the northeast, and one in the west.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Cheyenne township, Barton County, Kansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 12, 2012.
- History of the State of Kansas: Containing a Full Account of Its Growth from an Uninhabited Territory to a Wealthy and Important State. A. T. Andreas. 1883. p. 762.
- DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, p. 46. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cheyenne Township, Barton County, Kansas
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