Goshen Township, Washington County, Arkansas

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Township of Goshen
Township
Location of Goshen Township in Washington County
Location of Goshen Township in Washington County
Location of Washington County in Arkansas
Location of Washington County in Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°5′30″N 93°58′31″W / 36.09167°N 93.97528°W / 36.09167; -93.97528Coordinates: 36°5′30″N 93°58′31″W / 36.09167°N 93.97528°W / 36.09167; -93.97528
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Washington
Established 1878[1]
Area
 • Total 30.8 sq mi (80 km2)
 • Land 30.4 sq mi (79 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,273 ft (388 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,656
 • Density 54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 69788
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Goshen Township, Washington County, Arkansas

Goshen Township is one of thirty-seven townships in Washington County, Arkansas, USA.[2] As of the 2000 census, its total population was 1,656. The township contains the Town of Goshen and some surrounding unincorporated areas.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Goshen Township covers an area of 30.8 square miles (80 km2), with 30.4 square miles (79 km2) land and the remaining 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) water.[2] Goshen Township was formed from parts of Richland Township and Brush Creek Township. Part of Goshen Township was given to Wyman Township near the end of the 19th century.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Culwell Cemetery, Mayfield Cemetery, and Oxford Bend Cemetery.

Arkansas Highway 45 runs west from Fayetteville to Goshen.

Major routes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Baker, Russell (1985). Arkansas Township Atlas 1819-1930. Hot Springs, AR: Arkansas Genealogical Society. p. 202. OCLC 11528205. 
  2. ^ a b "Township of Goshen, Washington County, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 

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