Clark Township, Atchison County, Missouri

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Clark Township
Map highlighting Clark Township, Atchison County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°20′00″N 095°24′31″W / 40.33333°N 95.40861°W / 40.33333; -95.40861Coordinates: 40°20′00″N 095°24′31″W / 40.33333°N 95.40861°W / 40.33333; -95.40861
Country United States
State Missouri
County Atchison
 • Total 75.37 sq mi (195.21 km2)
 • Land 75.05 sq mi (194.38 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)  0.43%
Elevation[1] 906 ft (276 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 895
 • Density 12/sq mi (4.6/km2)
FIPS code 29-13996[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766232

Clark Township is one of eleven townships in Atchison County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 895.[3]

Clark Township was established in 1845.[4]


Clark Township covers an area of 75.4 square miles (195.2 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Fairfax. It contains five cemeteries: Beck, Corning, Mount Hope, Pleasant Ridge and Pleasant Ridge.

The streams of Cow Branch, Old Channel Nishnabotna River and Rock Creek run through this township.


Clark Township contains one airport, Steele Airport.


  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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clark township, Atchison County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

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