Bone Creek Township, Butler County, Nebraska
|Bone Creek Township|
Location in Butler County
|• Total||37.98 sq mi (98.36 km2)|
|• Land||37.92 sq mi (98.21 km2)|
|• Water||0.06 sq mi (0.14 km2) 0.14%|
|Elevation||1,398 ft (426 m)|
|• Density||9.7/sq mi (3.7/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0837891|
Bone Creek Township is one of seventeen townships in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 367 at the 2000 census. A 2006 estimate placed the township's population at 355. The name is from the translation of a Pawnee language term for Bone Creek, referring to the fossils of mastodons and other ancient creatures found along its eroding banks.
- "Subcounty population estimates: Nebraska 2000-2006" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2008-02-22.
- Adrienne Mayor, "Place names describing fossils in oral traditions", Stanford University, pp. 253-254, c. 2005, accessed 9 December 2011
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