Independent Township, Barton County, Kansas

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Independent Township
Location in Barton County
Location in Barton County
Coordinates: 38°33′55″N 098°32′07″W / 38.56528°N 98.53528°W / 38.56528; -98.53528Coordinates: 38°33′55″N 098°32′07″W / 38.56528°N 98.53528°W / 38.56528; -98.53528
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
 • Total 35.89 sq mi (92.95 km2)
 • Land 35.87 sq mi (92.91 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 1,841 ft (561 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 758
 • Density 21/sq mi (8.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0475525

Independent Township is a township in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 758.[1]

Independent Township was organized in 1875.[2]


Independent Township covers an area of 35.89 square miles (93.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Claflin. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Bloomingdale and Pleasant View.


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