Diamond Creek Township, Chase County, Kansas

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Diamond Creek Township
Location in Chase County
Location in Chase County
Coordinates: 38°26′05″N 096°41′21″W / 38.43472°N 96.68917°W / 38.43472; -96.68917Coordinates: 38°26′05″N 096°41′21″W / 38.43472°N 96.68917°W / 38.43472; -96.68917
Country United States
State Kansas
County Chase
 • Total 144.4 sq mi (373.99 km2)
 • Land 144.05 sq mi (373.09 km2)
 • Water 0.35 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.24%
Elevation 1,339 ft (408 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 237
 • Density 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0477160

Diamond Creek Township is a township in Chase County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 237. The ghost town of Elk was located in the township.


Diamond Creek Township covers an area of 144.4 square miles (374 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Elmdale. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Boenitz, Diamond Creek, Elk and Elmdale.

The streams of Collett Creek, Diamond Creek, Gannon Creek, Middle Creek, Mulvane Creek, Pickett Creek, Schaffer Creek, School Creek, Stribby Creek and Wildcat Creek run through this township.

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