Center Township, Doniphan County, Kansas

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Center Township
Township
Location in Doniphan County
Location in Doniphan County
Coordinates: 39°47′45″N 095°05′01″W / 39.79583°N 95.08361°W / 39.79583; -95.08361Coordinates: 39°47′45″N 095°05′01″W / 39.79583°N 95.08361°W / 39.79583; -95.08361
Country United States
State Kansas
County Doniphan
Area
 • Total 63.37 sq mi (164.12 km2)
 • Land 62.54 sq mi (161.97 km2)
 • Water 0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)  1.32%
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,743
 • Density 27.9/sq mi (10.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0472813

Center Township is a township in Doniphan County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,743.

History[edit]

Center Township (spelled historically Centre) was organized in 1856.[1]

Geography[edit]

Center Township covers an area of 63.37 square miles (164.1 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Troy (the county seat). According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Charleston, Courter-Ritchey, Mount Olive and Saint Charles.

The stream of Mosquito Creek runs through this township.

Transportation[edit]

Center Township contains two airports or landing strips: Masters Field and Troy Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray, Patrick Leopoldo (1905). Gray's Doniphan County History: A Record of the Happenings of Half a Hundred Years. Roycroft Press. p. 65. 

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