Jefferson Township, Andrew County, Missouri

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Jefferson Township
Map highlighting Jefferson Township, Andrew County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 39°53′08″N 094°47′12″W / 39.88556°N 94.78667°W / 39.88556; -94.78667Coordinates: 39°53′08″N 094°47′12″W / 39.88556°N 94.78667°W / 39.88556; -94.78667
Country United States
State Missouri
County Andrew
 • Total 32.63 sq mi (84.50 km2)
 • Land 32.34 sq mi (83.75 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)  0.88%
Elevation[1] 892 ft (272 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,646
 • Density 144/sq mi (55.5/km2)
FIPS code 29-36710[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766224

Jefferson Township is one of ten townships in Andrew County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,646.[3]

Jefferson Township was established in 1846, and named after Thomas Jefferson.[4]


Jefferson Township covers an area of 32.81 square miles (85.0 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Country Club. It shares part of its southern border with the city of St. Joseph in neighboring Buchanan County. The township contains four cemeteries: Fairview, Green, Ladd and Vanschoiack.

The streams of Crowley Creek, Dillon Creek and Mace 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jefferson township, Andrew County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Andrew County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

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