Liberty Township, Adair County, Missouri

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Liberty Township, Missouri
Map highlighting Liberty Township, Adair County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 40°09′50″N 092°46′13″W / 40.16389°N 92.77028°W / 40.16389; -92.77028Coordinates: 40°09′50″N 092°46′13″W / 40.16389°N 92.77028°W / 40.16389; -92.77028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Adair
 • Total 52.95 sq mi (137.15 km2)
 • Land 52.95 sq mi (137.15 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)  0.0%
Elevation[1] 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 324
 • Density 6/sq mi (2.4/km2)
FIPS code 29-41924[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766212

Liberty Township is one of ten townships in Adair County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 324.[3] Liberty Township was probably named from the patriotic concept of liberty.[4]


Liberty Township covers an area of 52.94 square miles (137.1 km2). Its eastern boundary is formed by the Chariton River, and its western edge is that of the county. The township contains no incorporated settlements, though there are named places such as Midland (once known as Tipperary") and Youngstown, both of which served the coal mines once worked in the area. It contains seven cemeteries: Baden Springs, Lutz, Mount Moriah, Parcell Salisbury, Pinkerton, Pratt and Ringo Point.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Liberty township, Adair County, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ Violette, E. M. (1911). History of Adair County. The Denslow History Company. p. 39. 

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