Shamrock Township, Callaway County, Missouri

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Shamrock Township
Township
Map highlighting Shamrock Township, Callaway County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°00′11″N 091°41′50″W / 39.00306°N 91.69722°W / 39.00306; -91.69722Coordinates: 39°00′11″N 091°41′50″W / 39.00306°N 91.69722°W / 39.00306; -91.69722
Country United States
State Missouri
County Callaway
Area
 • Total 42.97 sq mi (111.29 km2)
 • Land 42.9 sq mi (111.11 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)  0.16%
Elevation[1] 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 413
 • Density 9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)
FIPS code 29-66962[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766385

Shamrock Township is one of eighteen townships in Callaway County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 413.[3]

History[edit]

It's named for the shamrock, a national symbol of Ireland.[4]

Geography[edit]

Shamrock Township covers an area of 42.97 square miles (111.3 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains three cemeteries: Augusta, Chatman and Sawyers.

The streams of Appling Branch, Bachelor Creek, Brushy Branch, Harrison Creek, Heat String Creek and Morris Branch run 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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Shamrock township, Callaway County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  4. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 268. 

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