Big Creek Township, Ellis County, Kansas

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Big Creek Township
Location in Ellis County
Location in Ellis County
Coordinates: 38°52′42″N 099°18′30″W / 38.87833°N 99.30833°W / 38.87833; -99.30833Coordinates: 38°52′42″N 099°18′30″W / 38.87833°N 99.30833°W / 38.87833; -99.30833
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ellis
 • Total 97.22 sq mi (251.79 km2)
 • Land 97.21 sq mi (251.77 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)  0%
Elevation 2,028 ft (618 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,798
 • Density 18.5/sq mi (7.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0475180

Big Creek Township is a township in Ellis County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,798.


Big Creek Township covers an area of 97.22 square miles (251.8 km2) surrounding the city of Hays. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Fort and Fort Hays Memorial Gardens.

The stream of Chetolah Creek runs through this township.


Big Creek Township contains one airport or landing strip, Hays Municipal Airport.


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