Center Township, Buchanan County, Missouri

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Center Township
Township
Map highlighting Center Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°40′57″N 094°51′41″W / 39.68250°N 94.86139°W / 39.68250; -94.86139Coordinates: 39°40′57″N 094°51′41″W / 39.68250°N 94.86139°W / 39.68250; -94.86139
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
Area
 • Total 36.32 sq mi (94.08 km2)
 • Land 36.32 sq mi (94.08 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,974
 • Density 81.9/sq mi (31.6/km2)
FIPS code 29-12484[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766338

Center Township is one of twelve townships in Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,974.

Center Township was established in 1841, and named for its location near the geographical center of Buchanan County.[3]

Geography[edit]

Center Township covers an area of 36.32 square miles (94.1 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains five cemeteries: Feuquay, New King Hill, Old Sparta, Parker and Pleasant Ridge.

References[edit]

  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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