Deer Creek Township, Bates County, Missouri

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Deer Creek Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°24′16″N 94°20′49″W / 38.40444°N 94.34694°W / 38.40444; -94.34694Coordinates: 38°24′16″N 94°20′49″W / 38.40444°N 94.34694°W / 38.40444; -94.34694
Country  United States
State  Missouri
County Bates
 • Total 31.71 sq mi (82.12 km2)
 • Land 31.67 sq mi (82.03 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.1%
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,162
 • Density 68.3/sq mi (26.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 64720, 64725
GNIS feature ID 0766291

Deer Creek Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,162.[1]

The township was named for a nearby creek of the same name where deer were abundant.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Deer Creek Township covers an area of 31.71 square miles (82.12 square kilometers); of this, 31.67 square miles (82.03 square kilometers, 99.89 percent) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 square kilometers, 0.1 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Crescent Hill Cemetery.

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School districts[edit]

  • Adrian County R-III
  • Cass County R-V

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 

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