Olathe Township, Johnson County, Kansas

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Olathe Township
Township
Location in Johnson County
Location in Johnson County
Coordinates: 38°53′33″N 94°53′24″W / 38.8925°N 94.8900°W / 38.8925; -94.8900Coordinates: 38°53′33″N 94°53′24″W / 38.8925°N 94.8900°W / 38.8925; -94.8900
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Area
 • Total 76.42 sq mi (197.9 km2)
 • Land 70.22 sq mi (181.9 km2)
 • Water 6.20 sq mi (16.1 km2)
Elevation 780 ft (240 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 137,324
 • Estimate (2011) 134,901
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zone Central
ZIP codes 66018, 66051, 66061, 66062
GNS feature ID 479196

Olathe Township is one of seven townships in Johnson County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 137,324. It contains the city of Olathe, Kansas (for which it is named) and 0.53 Square Miles of De Soto, Kansas & Lexington Township, Kansas

Adjacent Townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Olathe Memorial Cemetery
  • Asa Smith Cemetery

Emergency Services[edit]

Police[edit]

  • Johnson County Sheriff
  • Olathe Police

Fire[edit]

  • Johnson County Rural Fire Department
  • Olathe Fire Department

Medical (EMS)[edit]

  • Olathe Medical Center

Transportation[edit]

Highways[edit]

Rail[edit]

Major Roads[edit]

  • Santa Fe Street (formerly known as K-150)
  • Quviria Road
  • Metcalf Avenue
  • Parker Street
  • Mur-Len/Strain Line Road
  • Lackman Road
  • Blackbob Road
  • Cedar Creek Parkway
  • College Parkway

Lakes, Streams & Ponds[edit]

  • Lake Olathe
  • Mill Creek
  • Little Mill Creek

Parks[edit]

  • Ernie Miller Nature Park

Notable Locations[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Gardner School District 231
  • De Soto Unified School District 232
  • Olathe Unified School District 233
  • Blue Valley School District

External links[edit]

  • "Township of Olathe". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-04.