Howard Township, Bates County, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°05′32″N 94°33′41″W / 38.09222°N 94.56139°W / 38.09222; -94.56139
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Howard Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°05′32″N 94°33′41″W / 38.09222°N 94.56139°W / 38.09222; -94.56139
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total37.17 sq mi (96.28 km2)
 • Land36.9 sq mi (95.57 km2)
 • Water0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)  0.74%
892 ft (272 m)
 • Total552
 • Density15/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64752, 64779
GNIS feature ID0766296

Howard Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 552.[1]

Howard Township has the name of territorial governor Benjamin Howard.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Howard Township covers an area of 37.17 square miles (96.28 square kilometers); of this, 36.9 square miles (95.57 square kilometers, 99.26 percent) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.71 square kilometers, 0.74 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Hume R-VIII
  • Rich Hill R-IV

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved May 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

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