Filmore Township, Bollinger County, Missouri

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Filmore Township
Township
Location in Bollinger County
Location in Bollinger County
Coordinates: 37°14′38″N 90°09′54″W / 37.24389°N 90.16500°W / 37.24389; -90.16500Coordinates: 37°14′38″N 90°09′54″W / 37.24389°N 90.16500°W / 37.24389; -90.16500
Country  United States
State  Missouri
County Bollinger
Area
 • Total 60.71 sq mi (157.23 km2)
 • Land 60.65 sq mi (157.08 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)  0.1%
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 488
 • Density 8.03/sq mi (12.92/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 63750, 63751, 63753, 63764, 63787
GNIS feature ID 0766322

Filmore Township is one of eight townships in Bollinger County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, its population was 508. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population had decreased to 488. Filmore Township covers an area of 60.71 square miles (157.2 km2).[1]

Filmore Township was established in 1851, and named in honor President Millard Fillmore.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 U.S. Census, there were 488 people residing in the township. The population density was 8.03 people per square mile (12.92/km²). There were 308 housing units in the township. The racial makeup of the township was 96.31% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 2.05% Native American, 0.20% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Approximately 0.20% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Geography[edit]

Incorporated Areas[edit]

The township contains no incorporated settlements.

Unincorporated Areas[edit]

The township contains the following two unincorporated areas and historical communities:

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains the following five cemeteries: Kinder Chapel, Mouser, Patterson, Ray, and Scott.

Streams[edit]

The streams of Castor River, Grassy Creek, Little Grassy Creek, Perkins Creek, and Trace Creek flow through Filmore Township.

Landmarks[edit]

  • Arrowhead Campground[3]
  • Blue Pond
  • Castor River[4]
  • Castor River Conservation Area
  • Castor River Park
  • Twin Bridges Campground

Transportation[edit]

Administrative Districts[edit]

School Districts[edit]

  • Woodland R-IV School District
  • Zalma R-V School District

Political Districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ State Historical Society of Missouri: Bollinger County Place Names, 1928-1945 http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_bollinger.html
  2. ^ "Bollinger County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Arrowheadcampgrounds.com http://www.arrowheadcampgrounds.com/
  4. ^ Bollinger County, Missouri Chamber of Commerce http://www.bollingercountychamber.com/recreation.asp

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