Grant Township, Sherman County, Kansas

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Grant Township
Location in Sherman County
Location in Sherman County
Coordinates: 39°29′00″N 101°56′32″W / 39.48333°N 101.94222°W / 39.48333; -101.94222Coordinates: 39°29′00″N 101°56′32″W / 39.48333°N 101.94222°W / 39.48333; -101.94222
Country  United States
State  Kansas
County Sherman
 • Total 136.93 sq mi (354.64 km2)
 • Land 136.89 sq mi (354.55 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 3,812 ft (1,162 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 115
 • Density 0.8/sq mi (0.3/km2)
ZIP codes 67735, 67741
GNIS feature ID 0485216

Grant Township is one of the thirteen townships of Sherman County, Kansas, United States. The population was 115 at the 2000 census.[1]


Located in the northwestern corner of the county, along the Colorado border, it borders the following townships:[2]

Kit Carson County lies across the Colorado border to the west.

It lies northwest of the county seat of Goodland. There are no communities in the township.[3]

Several intermittent headwaters of Beaver Creek, a tributary of the Republican River, are located in Grant Township.[3]


Only local roads are located in Grant Township. A small airport, Wright International Airport, lies in the township's southwest.[3]


As an active township,[4] Grant Township is governed by a three-member board, composed of the township trustee, the township treasurer, and the township clerk. The trustee acts as the township executive.[5]


  1. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Kansas 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-03-23. 
  2. ^ Detailed Kansas map, United States Census Bureau, 2000. Accessed 2009-03-23.
  3. ^ a b c DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, p. 15, 28. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grant Township, Sherman County, Kansas
  5. ^ §80-301 and §80-505, Kansas Statutes. Accessed 2009-03-23.

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