Kinder Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

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Kinder Township
Township
Map highlighting Kinder Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 37°21′23″N 089°48′50″W / 37.35639°N 89.81389°W / 37.35639; -89.81389Coordinates: 37°21′23″N 089°48′50″W / 37.35639°N 89.81389°W / 37.35639; -89.81389
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cape Girardeau
Area
 • Total 32.13 sq mi (83.23 km2)
 • Land 32.1 sq mi (83.14 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.11%
Elevation[1] 525 ft (160 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 999
 • Density 31.1/sq mi (12/km2)
FIPS code 29-38702[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766399

Kinder Township is one of ten townships in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 999.

History[edit]

Kinder Township was founded in 1872.[3] The township has the name of the Kinder family, early settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Kinder Township covers an area of 32.13 square miles (83.2 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains six cemeteries: Allen, Calvary, Criddle, Deck, Gravel Hill and McGuire.

The streams of Byrd Creek, Dillard Creek, Little Whitewater Creek, McGuire Branch and Schroder Branch run through this township.

References[edit]

  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. ^ History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 163. 
  4. ^ "Cape Girardeau County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 

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