Reeder Township, Anderson County, Kansas

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Reeder Township
Township
Location in Anderson County
Location in Anderson County
Coordinates: 38°19′30″N 095°26′01″W / 38.32500°N 95.43361°W / 38.32500; -95.43361Coordinates: 38°19′30″N 095°26′01″W / 38.32500°N 95.43361°W / 38.32500; -95.43361
Country United States
State Kansas
County Anderson
Area
 • Total 72.5 sq mi (187.8 km2)
 • Land 72.0 sq mi (186.6 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)  0.66%
Elevation 988 ft (301 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 452
 • Density 6/sq mi (2.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0477581

Reeder Township is a township in Anderson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 452.[1]

History[edit]

Reeder Township was established in 1857. It was named for Andrew Horatio Reeder, first Territorial Governor of Kansas.[2]

Geography[edit]

Reeder Township covers an area of 72.5 square miles (187.8 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Harris. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Baird, Bethel, Central City and Patton.

The streams of Elm Creek, Kenoma Creek, Rocky Run and Thomas Creek run through this township.

Transportation[edit]

Reeder Township contains two airports or landing strips: Graham Farms Airport and Graham Farms Auxiliary Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Reeder township, Anderson County, Kansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ Johnson, William A. (1877). The History of Anderson County, Kansas, from Its First Settlement to the Fourth of July, 1876. Kauffman & Iler. pp. 263–264. 

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