Liberty Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

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Liberty Township
Map highlighting Liberty Township, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.svg
Coordinates: 37°15′47″N 089°50′20″W / 37.26306°N 89.83889°W / 37.26306; -89.83889Coordinates: 37°15′47″N 089°50′20″W / 37.26306°N 89.83889°W / 37.26306; -89.83889
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cape Girardeau
 • Total 25.58 sq mi (66.26 km2)
 • Land 25.34 sq mi (65.63 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)  0.94%
Elevation[1] 407 ft (124 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 483
 • Density 19.1/sq mi (7.4/km2)
FIPS code 29-42014[2]
GNIS feature ID 0766400

Liberty Township is one of ten townships in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 483.

Liberty Township was established in 1848, and named for the American principle of liberty.[3]


Liberty Township covers an area of 25.58 square miles (66.3 km2) and contains no incorporated settlements. It contains eight cemeteries: Borneman, Crump, Passover, Proffer, Proffer, Spivey, Stoder and Stroderville.

The streams of Gizzard Creek and Hog Creek run through this township.


  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. ^ "Cape Girardeau County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 

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