Adair Township, Camden County, Missouri

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Adair Township
Map highlighting Adair Township, Camden County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 38°06′34″N 092°52′31″W / 38.10944°N 92.87528°W / 38.10944; -92.87528Coordinates: 38°06′34″N 092°52′31″W / 38.10944°N 92.87528°W / 38.10944; -92.87528
CountryUnited States
 • Total106.93 sq mi (276.96 km2)
 • Land98.44 sq mi (254.96 km2)
 • Water8.49 sq mi (22 km2)  7.94%
Elevation869 ft (265 m)
 • Total2,780
 • Density28.2/sq mi (10.9/km2)
FIPS code29-00190[2]
GNIS feature ID0766388

Adair Township is one of eleven townships in Camden County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,780.

Adair Township was erected in 1841.[3]


Adair Township covers an area of 106.93 square miles (276.9 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Climax Springs. It contains nine cemeteries: Adkins, Barnumton, Cable Ridge, Clark, Dority, Granger, Parish, Whitaker and Woolery.

The streams of Bollinger Creek, Dry Branch, Fiery Fork, Jack Branch, Kolb Branch, Lick Creek, Morriss Creek, Pearson Branch, Rainy Creek, Rise Branch, Ritter Branch, Spring Valley Creek and West Pearson Branch run through this township. There are also multiple smaller springs in this township

Public Areas[edit]

It contains the Moles Cave State Wildlife Area and Fiery Fork State Wildlife Area which has a canoe access to the Little Niangua River

It also contains one fire lookout tower, the Climax Springs Lookout Tower


Adair Township contains one airport or landing strip, Eagles Landing Airport. It also contains Missouri Route 7, and Missouri Supplemental Routes CC, DD, J, NN, and Z.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Camden County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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