Great Bend Township, Barton County, Kansas

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Great Bend Township
Location in Barton County
Location in Barton County
Coordinates: 38°23′27″N 098°45′22″W / 38.39083°N 98.75611°W / 38.39083; -98.75611Coordinates: 38°23′27″N 098°45′22″W / 38.39083°N 98.75611°W / 38.39083; -98.75611
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
 • Total 40.46 sq mi (104.79 km2)
 • Land 40.25 sq mi (104.26 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.53 km2)  0.51%
Elevation 1,847 ft (563 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,752
 • Density 43/sq mi (17/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0475651

Great Bend Township is a township in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,752.[1]

Great Bend Township was organized in 1872.[2]


Great Bend Township covers an area of 40.46 square miles (100 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Great Bend (the county seat). According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Golden Belt Memorial Park and Great Bend.

The stream of Dry Walnut Creek runs through this township.


Great Bend Township contains two airports or landing strips: Button Airport and Great Bend Municipal Airport.


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