Hudson Township, Bates County, Missouri

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Hudson Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°09′50″N 94°05′45″W / 38.16389°N 94.09583°W / 38.16389; -94.09583Coordinates: 38°09′50″N 94°05′45″W / 38.16389°N 94.09583°W / 38.16389; -94.09583
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total45.99 sq mi (119.11 km2)
 • Land45.92 sq mi (118.93 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)  0.15%
791 ft (241 m)
 • Total229
 • Density5/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64724, 64730, 64780
GNIS feature ID0766297

Hudson 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 229.[1] As of the 2010 census, the town's population was 252.[2] Its population was estimated to be 226 in 2018.[3]


Hudson was named for the explorer Henry Hudson.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Hudson Township covers an area of 45.99 square miles (119.11 square kilometers); of this, 45.92 square miles (118.93 square kilometers, 99.85 percent) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 square kilometers, 0.15 percent) is water.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Blackwell, Meyer, Myers and Round Prairie.

Major highways[edit]


  • Appleton City Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Rich Hill R-IV

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau U.S. Census website
  2. ^ "2010 Census- Total Population". Census Data. Retrieved 2020-07-09.
  3. ^ "Total Population". Census Data. Retrieved 2020-07-09.
  4. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. pp. 285.

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