Cheyenne Township, Barton County, Kansas

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Cheyenne Township
Location in Barton County
Location in Barton County
Coordinates: 38°31′21″N 098°38′46″W / 38.52250°N 98.64611°W / 38.52250; -98.64611Coordinates: 38°31′21″N 098°38′46″W / 38.52250°N 98.64611°W / 38.52250; -98.64611
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
 • Total 72.25 sq mi (187.11 km2)
 • Land 67.34 sq mi (174.4 km2)
 • Water 4.91 sq mi (12.72 km2)  6.8%
Elevation 1,801 ft (549 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 207
 • Density 2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0475521

Cheyenne Township is a township in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 207.[1]

Cheyenne Township was organized in 1878.[2]


Cheyenne Township covers an area of 72.25 square miles (187.1 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. The unincorporated community of Redwing lies in the center of the township.[3] According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Holy Family.[4]

The Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area is located almost exclusively in Cheyenne Township; it occupies most of the southern half of the township. Blood Creek runs through some of the township's southern part, emptying into the lake at the center of Cheyenne Bottoms.[3]

Two oil fields are located in Cheyenne Township: one in the northeast, and one in the west.[3]


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