Summit Township, Marion County, Kansas

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Summit Township
Marion County, Kansas
Township
Location within Marion County
Location within Marion County
Summit TownshipMarion County, Kansas is located in Kansas
Summit TownshipMarion County, Kansas
Summit Township
Marion County, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°7′21″N 096°58′54″W / 38.12250°N 96.98167°W / 38.12250; -96.98167Coordinates: 38°7′21″N 096°58′54″W / 38.12250°N 96.98167°W / 38.12250; -96.98167
Country United States
State Kansas
County Marion
Area
 • Total 36 sq mi (90 km2)
Dimensions
 • Length 6.0 mi (9.7 km)
 • Width 6.0 mi (9.7 km)
Elevation 1,463 ft (446 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 80
 • Density 2.2/sq mi (0.86/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-06:00)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-05:00)
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-69100 [2]
GNIS feature ID 477782 [3]
Website County Website
W i k i p e d i a

Summit Township is a township in Marion County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 80.[1]

Geography[edit]

Summit Township covers an area of 36 square miles (93.2 km2).

Cities and towns[edit]

The township contains the following settlements:

  • Ghost town of Watchorn. It was a former oil boom community during the 1910s and 1920s.

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains the following cemeteries:

  • Summit Township Cemetery (aka United Brethren Cemetery), located in Section 23 T22S R4E.[4] The church was closed and demolished in the 2010s.
  • Whitewater Center Cemetery (aka Stone Church Cemetery), located in Section 28 T22S R4E.[4] The church is across the road.

Gallery[edit]

Truck hauling 36-Inch pipe to build Keystone-Cushing Pipeline (Phase II) south-east of Peabody at corner of Timber Rd and 20th St in Marion County. (Whitewater Center Church in background), in 2010.

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