Jefferson Township, Geary County, Kansas

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Jefferson Township
Location in Geary County
Location in Geary County
Coordinates: 39°00′02″N 096°45′41″W / 39.00056°N 96.76139°W / 39.00056; -96.76139Coordinates: 39°00′02″N 096°45′41″W / 39.00056°N 96.76139°W / 39.00056; -96.76139
Country United States
State Kansas
County Geary
 • Total 48.44 sq mi (125.46 km2)
 • Land 47.69 sq mi (123.51 km2)
 • Water 0.75 sq mi (1.95 km2)  1.55%
Elevation 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,651
 • Density 34.6/sq mi (13.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0476710

Jefferson Township is a township in Geary County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,651.


Jefferson Township was established in 1878. It was named for Thomas Jefferson.[1]


Jefferson Township covers an area of 48.44 square miles (125.5 km2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Grandview Plaza. According to the USGS, it contains two cemeteries: Fairview and Rosey.

Whiskey Lake is within this township. The streams of Clarks Creek, Davis Creek, Dry Creek, Franks Creek and Humboldt Creek run through this township.


Jefferson Township contains one airport or landing strip, Marshall Airfield.


  1. ^ "Geary County History (archived)". Geary County Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 

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