Howard Township, Elk County, Kansas

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Howard Township
Location in Elk County
Location in Elk County
Coordinates: 37°28′05″N 096°12′26″W / 37.46806°N 96.20722°W / 37.46806; -96.20722Coordinates: 37°28′05″N 096°12′26″W / 37.46806°N 96.20722°W / 37.46806; -96.20722
Country United States
State Kansas
County Elk
 • Total 64.78 sq mi (167.78 km2)
 • Land 64.22 sq mi (166.34 km2)
 • Water 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)  0.86%
Elevation 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,006
 • Density 15.7/sq mi (6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0469964

Howard Township is a township in Elk County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,006.


Howard Township covers an area of 64.78 square miles (167.8 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Howard (the county seat). According to the USGS, it contains one cemetery, Howard.

The streams of East Hitchen Creek, Game Creek, Little Hitchen Creek, Mound Branch, Pawpaw Creek, Rock Creek, Snake Creek and West Hitchen Creek run through this township.


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