Clark Township, Atchison County, Missouri

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Clark Township
Map highlighting Clark Township, Atchison County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°20′00″N 095°24′31″W / 40.33333°N 95.40861°W / 40.33333; -95.40861Coordinates: 40°20′00″N 095°24′31″W / 40.33333°N 95.40861°W / 40.33333; -95.40861
Country United States
State Missouri
County Atchison
 • Total 75.37 sq mi (195.21 km2)
 • Land 75.05 sq mi (194.38 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)  0.43%
Elevation[1] 906 ft (276 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 895
 • Density 12/sq mi (4.6/km2)
FIPS code 29-13996[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766232

Clark Township is one of eleven townships in Atchison County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 895.[3]


Clark Township covers an area of 75.4 square miles (195.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Fairfax. It contains five cemeteries: Beck, Corning, Mount Hope, Pleasant Ridge and Pleasant Ridge.

The streams of Cow Branch, Old Channel Nishnabotna River and Rock Creek run through this township.


Clark Township contains one airport, Steele Airport.


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