Bloomington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri

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Bloomington Township
Map highlighting Bloomington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°35′08″N 094°56′37″W / 39.58556°N 94.94361°W / 39.58556; -94.94361Coordinates: 39°35′08″N 094°56′37″W / 39.58556°N 94.94361°W / 39.58556; -94.94361
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
 • Total 35.44 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.44 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 1,017 ft (310 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 699
 • Density 19.7/sq mi (7.6/km2)
FIPS code 29-06418[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766337

Bloomington Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 699.

Bloomington Township was organized in 1839; the name Bloomington is an old variant name of De Kalb.[3]


Bloomington Township covers an area of 35.44 square miles (91.8 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, De Kalb. It contains two cemeteries: Jones and West Lawn.

The stream of South Sugar Creek runs 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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