Agency Township, Buchanan County, Missouri

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Agency Township
Map highlighting Agency Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°40′45″N 094°44′17″W / 39.67917°N 94.73806°W / 39.67917; -94.73806Coordinates: 39°40′45″N 094°44′17″W / 39.67917°N 94.73806°W / 39.67917; -94.73806
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
 • Total 16.18 sq mi (41.91 km2)
 • Land 16.02 sq mi (41.49 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)  1%
Elevation[1] 935 ft (285 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,232
 • Density 76.9/sq mi (29.7/km2)
FIPS code 29-00316[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766336

Agency Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,232.

The first settlement at Agency Township was made in 1837.[3]


Agency Township covers an area of 16.18 square miles (41.9 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Agency. It contains two cemeteries: Karns and Pine.

Millers Lake is within this township. The streams of Pigeon Creek and Rock Creek run through this township.


  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. ^ "Buchanan County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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