Polk Township, Adair County, Missouri

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Polk Township, Missouri
Township
Map highlighting Polk Township, Adair County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°18′56″N 092°34′02″W / 40.31556°N 92.56722°W / 40.31556; -92.56722Coordinates: 40°18′56″N 092°34′02″W / 40.31556°N 92.56722°W / 40.31556; -92.56722
Country United States
State Missouri
County Adair
Area
 • Total 29.96 sq mi (77.60 km2)
 • Land 29.29 sq mi (75.86 km2)
 • Water 0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)  2.24%
Elevation[1] 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 639
 • Density 22/sq mi (8.4/km2)
FIPS code 29-58682[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766216

Polk Township is one of ten townships in Adair County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 639.[3] It is named for US President James K. Polk.[4]

Geography[edit]

Polk Township covers an area of 30.0 square miles (77.6 km2)[3] and contains no incorporated settlements.

The stream of Buck Branch runs 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Polk township, Adair County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ Violette, E. M. (1911). History of Adair County. The Denslow History Company. p. 39. 

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