Williamsburg Township, Franklin County, Kansas

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Williamsburg Township
Township
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Coordinates: 38°26′55″N 095°26′03″W / 38.44861°N 95.43417°W / 38.44861; -95.43417Coordinates: 38°26′55″N 095°26′03″W / 38.44861°N 95.43417°W / 38.44861; -95.43417
Country United States
State Kansas
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 56.43 sq mi (146.15 km2)
 • Land 55.89 sq mi (144.76 km2)
 • Water 0.54 sq mi (1.39 km2)  0.95%
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 672
 • Density 12/sq mi (4.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0479627

Williamsburg Township is a township in Franklin County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 672. It was named for the small town of Williamsburg.

Geography[edit]

Williamsburg Township covers an area of 56.43 square miles (146.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Williamsburg. According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Mount Hope.

The stream of Mill Creek runs through this township.

Adjacent Townships[edit]

Towns and Settlements[edit]

Points of interest[edit]

Silkville Ranch sign.
  • Silkville. Founded by Ernest de Boissiere in 1870, Silkville was based entirely on the silk industry. The small community thrived until 1892 when de Boissiere donated the ranch to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and returned to France.

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