Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas
Location in Douglas County
|• Total||50.28 sq mi (130.21 km2)|
|• Land||49.48 sq mi (128.16 km2)|
|• Water||0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2) 1.57%|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Density||130/sq mi (52/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0479530|
The streams of Coleman Creek, Little Wakarusa Creek, Spring Creek and Wakarusa River run through this township.
- Reno Township, Leavenworth County (north)
- Sherman Township, Leavenworth County (northeast)
- Lexington Township, Johnson County (east)
- Palmyra Township, Douglas County (south)
- Wakarusa Township, Douglas County (west)
Towns and settlements
Although these towns may not be incorporated or populated, they are still placed on maps produced by the county.
Eudora Township contains one airport or landing strip, Gage Farm Airport.
Places of interest
- Along County Road 1057, near K-10 on the Wakarusa River was the site of Blue Jacket’s Crossing, a crossing point for the Oregon Trail. A park at 12th & Cedar in Eudora memorializes Blue Jacket.
- Southwest of Eudora, along Winchester Road, is the Beni Israel Cemetery. A cemetery given to the Jewish community in 1858. Many of the headstones have Hebrew characters on them and the cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.
- Southwest of Eudora is the Dorothy Akin Prairie Preserve, a scenic prairie easement maintained by the Kansas Land Trust since 1994. The area provides a scenic view, various species of wildflowers and plenty of open space.
- "Township of Eudora". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 13 October 1978. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
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