Jefferson Township, Geary County, Kansas

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Jefferson Township
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
Area
 • 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.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Transportation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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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