Hubble Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

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Hubble Township
Map highlighting Hubble Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 37°17′11″N 089°43′05″W / 37.28639°N 89.71806°W / 37.28639; -89.71806Coordinates: 37°17′11″N 089°43′05″W / 37.28639°N 89.71806°W / 37.28639; -89.71806
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cape Girardeau
 • Total 56.77 sq mi (147.02 km2)
 • Land 56.62 sq mi (146.64 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)  0.26%
Elevation[1] 410 ft (125 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,683
 • Density 29.7/sq mi (11.5/km2)
FIPS code 29-33454[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766398

Hubble Township is one of ten townships in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,683.

Hubble Township was established in 1836, and named after Ithamar Hubbell, a pioneer citizen.[3]


Hubble Township covers an area of 56.77 square miles (147.0 km2) and contains four incorporated settlements: Allenville, Dutchtown, Gordonville and Whitewater. It contains twelve cemeteries: Allenville, Beach, Eakon, Eggimann, Gartung, Hager, Hayden, Kinder, Smith, Summers, Thompson and Young.

The streams of Bean Branch, Crooked Creek, Foster Creek, Hubble Creek and Williams Creek run through this township.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Cape Girardeau County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 

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