Cuivre Township, Audrain County, Missouri

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Cuivre Township
Map highlighting Cuivre Township, Audrain County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°17′48″N 091°30′10″W / 39.29667°N 91.50278°W / 39.29667; -91.50278Coordinates: 39°17′48″N 091°30′10″W / 39.29667°N 91.50278°W / 39.29667; -91.50278
Country United States
State Missouri
County Audrain
 • Total 112.56 sq mi (291.54 km2)
 • Land 111.85 sq mi (289.70 km2)
 • Water 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)  0.63%
Elevation[1] 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,125
 • Density 46/sq mi (17.7/km2)
FIPS code 29-17686[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766241

Cuivre Township is one of eight townships in Audrain County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,125.[3]

Cuivre Township takes its name from Cuivre Creek.[4]


Cuivre Township covers an area of 112.5 square miles (291.5 km2) and contains two incorporated settlements: Farber and Vandalia. It contains five cemeteries: Edwards, Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Farber, Fike and Payne.

The streams of Bear Slough, Hickory Creek and Lost Creek run through this township.


Cuivre Township contained one airport or landing strip, Vandalia Airpark, which has since been plowed and used for farmland by the owner.


  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): Cuivre township, Audrain County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Audrain 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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