Kanwaka Township, Douglas County, Kansas
Kanwaka Hall, once the Congregational Church
Location in Douglas County
|• Total||46.99 sq mi (121.71 km2)|
|• Land||43.85 sq mi (113.57 km2)|
|• Water||3.14 sq mi (8.14 km2) 6.69%|
|Elevation||1,030 ft (314 m)|
|• Density||30/sq mi (11.6/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0479103|
Kanwaka Township covers an area of 46.99 square miles (121.7 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements.
The streams of Coon Creek, Deer Creek and Dry Creek run through this township.
The township contains two cemeteries, Mound and Stull.
- Lecompton Township, Douglas County (north)
- Wakarusa Township, Douglas County (east)
- Clinton Township, Douglas County (south)
- Monmouth Township, Shawnee County (southwest)
- Tecumseh Township, Shawnee County (northwest)
Towns and Settlements
Although these towns may not be incorporated or populated, they are still placed on maps produced by the county.
Points of interest
- Kanwaka Hall, located along U.S. Highway 40, the building was constructed in 1889 as the Kanwaka Congregational Church.
- Barber School, a one-room schoolhouse now on federal property near Clinton Lake.
- "Township of Kanwaka". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 13 October 1978. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
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