Dale Township, Atchison County, Missouri

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Dale Township
Map highlighting Dale Township, Atchison County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°19′17″N 095°14′54″W / 40.32139°N 95.24833°W / 40.32139; -95.24833Coordinates: 40°19′17″N 095°14′54″W / 40.32139°N 95.24833°W / 40.32139; -95.24833
Country United States
State Missouri
County Atchison
 • Total 8 sq mi (211.39 km2)
 • Land 81.60 sq mi (211.35 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Elevation[1] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 231
 • Density 3/sq mi (1.1/km2)
FIPS code 29-18028[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766235

Dale Township is one of eleven townships in Atchison County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 231.[3]

Dale Township most likely was named for the dales within its borders.[4]


Dale Township covers an area of 81.6 square miles (211.4 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains one cemetery, Walkup.

The streams of Hickory Branch and Long Branch run through this township.


Dale Township contains one airport, Cleveland 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): Dale 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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